- Apr 4, 2020
On March 25, the Catholic Church in Ireland will be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary “for strength and protection from the coronavirus, COVID-19.”
Dublin’s iconic St. Patrick’s Day parade has been canceled due to fears over the spread of coronavirus.
Ireland’s elections are usually two-horse races. But this time there’s a third contender, as a party with historic links to the Irish Republican Army soars in the polls.
As Brexit takes effect Friday, residents on both sides of the Irish border are concerned about protecting the relative peace and prosperity after the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.
Ireland’s bishops are urging a focus on social justice issues as the Republic of Ireland prepares for a Feb. 8 general election.
More than 10 years after its final report, the commission set up by the Irish government to investigate claims of abuse in religious-run institutions has admitted that it overestimated the number of children in the homes.