Cistercian College Roscrea has appointed former Irish rugby international prop and hammer throwing champion Gary Halpin as the new Head of Boarding at the college.
Contribution of the Cistercian College in the areas of Catholic education, sport, politics and public service, business as well as in other key facets of Irish life, has been immense.
The theme for this year’s Solemn Novena of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Graigcullen parish is ‘Exploring God’s Mercy'.
Wreath laid as a mark of respect to the 30 people who died last year in farming accidents, an 87% increase on 2013.
Of the Six Nations win for Ireland, former Irish player Tony Ward told the congregation, “What a great day for rugby and sport in general and for Ireland. It was spectacular.”
Spiritan priest Fr John Geary made “an incredible contribution to Catholic education in the city of Toronto”.
Those who work on a farm are up to ten times more likely to be killed in the course of their work than the general working population: Bishop Denis Nulty.
Sports stars discuss cheating, violence and drug abuse at conference on sports and ethics.
Past pupils of Limerick's oldest school include many international rugby stars.
‘Fair Play Hall of Fame’ to honour rugby star Nevin Spence who died tragically last year.