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The cardinal will be replaced by Archbishop Eamon Martin who has served as coadjutor since early 2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan supports New York’s St Patrick’s Day committee ahead of next year’s parade

New candidates bring the total number at Maynooth to 70

On at least 44 days more than 100 Irishmen were killed during the Great War, but they are only now being recognised

Why are we honouring Gandhi but snubbing the Irish leader who helped to inspire him?

An energetic new book offers a helpful guide to praying at home

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin speaks at child safeguarding conference

Marie Kane described the meeting with Pontiff as a “huge vindication”

Mary Teresa Connor describes how the First World War took an unbearable toll on her close-knit Irish Catholic family

Riotous bonfires, a special mass and celebratory feasting should be at the heart of the ‘Summer Christmas’