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Joy at Pope Francis’s visit reflects an Ireland of two Churches

Joy at Pope Francis’s visit reflects an Ireland of two Churches

The current pontiff’s popularity derives from his rejection of the trappings of the scandal-riven institution

Elaine Byrne: Why the public has reacted tepidly to the explosive Drumm verdict

Elaine Byrne: Why the public has reacted tepidly to the explosive Drumm verdict

The former Anglo chief executive called the shots at a bank which cost the state many billions. So why do we seem so apathetic about this week’s guilty verdict?

Project Eagle sale highlights downside of ‘commercial sensitivity’ secrecy

Project Eagle sale highlights downside of ‘commercial sensitivity’ secrecy

Lesson one to circumvent public transparency - insert a commercial sensitivity clause into your organisation’s raison d’être

Suffer little children: the adults are fighting

Suffer little children: the adults are fighting

Why did 38 vulnerable children spend 19 hours in solitary confinement at the Oberstown Children’s Detention Campus?

Maynooth row is symptom of wider struggle in Church

Maynooth row is symptom of wider struggle in Church

Conservatism and liberalism are at war in the Irish Church, with the majority of bishops resistant to change

Let’s hear it for the good-time guys

Let’s hear it for the good-time guys

Last week’s evidence to the banking inquiry proved one thing. Brian Cowen and Charlie McCreevy need to take off their rose-tinted glasses