Service at mediaeval abbey recalls 1,450th anniversary of St Columba's arrival on the island.
273 liturgical events planned as part of the largest faith festival in the world.
Leaking roof and structural problems make cost of repair prohibitive.
Taoiseach's faith has not been damaged by the passing of the abortion legislation.
Group representing former residents seeks gesture of solidarity over congregations refusal to contribute to compensation fund.
Bishop Bill Murphy prepares to pass the baton to Bishop-elect Ray Browne.
Seventy-seven percent support investment "even in an economic down-turn."
Archbishops Nichols and Smith warn legislation is “a watershed” which heralds "profound social change.”
Over 250 bishops will provide catechetical sessions for WYD pilgrims.
Primate pays tribute to outgoing leader of the diocese.
Pontiff issues decree on indulgences and social media.
Minister rules out stripping four religious orders of their charitable status.
Abusing or endangering the lives of PSNI officers "wholly unacceptable".
Pontiff sends message of support for human life to Catholics in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales.
Mass will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Cappella Giulia.
"Sneaky" changes to entitlements and delays in processing claims are adding to the burden of struggling families.
Irish delegates attend major European Vocations Service conference in Rome.
Bishop says World Youth Day will provide young with an opportunity to see the the work of Irish missionaries.
Tribute paid to those working in the Church’s child protection services for the “huge progress” made in safeguarding in recent years.
Pilgrims from Australia, America, Denmark, the UK and from all over Ireland take part in Brigid’s Way Celtic Pilgrimage or Slí Bhríde.
Up to 800 members gather in Dublin.
Frank Skinner says fatherhood and his association with the Jesuits helped his faith.
Church must look critically at both the novus ordo form of the Mass and the extraordinary form.
Church tribute to the work of 1.5 million seafarers.
Archdiocese of Dublin still receiving information about abuser Patrick McCabe.
Five lose their lives in drowning accidents in the past four days.
"I am here to speak up for the right to education of every child."
Creighton to stand down as Minister of State following vote against bill.
Political leaders urged not to pass laws which disregard the dignity of the person and undermine the fabric of society.
Outrage over disfigurement of the face and intended burning of religious statue.