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A Papal visit to Ireland will see the Pontiff enter into a a complex political situation

The Irish Catholics who protested against the closure are also worthy of praise

Reopening will allow ‘Ireland to engage directly with the leadership of Pope Francis,’ says government

President Michael D Higgins signed the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill after tense parliamentary debates

The constitution is being cast aside as a relic of the nation’s poor Catholic past

Abortion’s impact on Ireland’s culture will be dire

Minister who rebelled faces expulsion from party

Protection of Life During Pregnancy bill progresses after second stage vote

Archbishop of Boston accuses Enda Kenny of “aggressively promoting abortion legislation”

The laundries were tough places, undoubtedly. But there was no sexual abuse and no physical punishment