In his address for National Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Michael D. Higgins said, "Let us not forget that so little time separates us from the evil that was the Holocaust. This is not an event from the distant past.”
“You, the Polish people, have known first-hand the horror and demeaning impact of the Second World War.”
Among the tens of thousands of Irish who have visited the shrine are President John F Kennedy, Grace Kelly, Brendan Behan and Seamus Heaney.
Kerry footballer launches new novel based on the true story of the Irish priest who is considered to be one of the most significant figures in Catholic resistance to Nazism.
According to Dublin diocesan archivist, Noelle Dowling, some of the material on display on Friday night includes photographs and letters of thanks and appreciation from Vietnam, which suffered devastation during 20 years of war from 1955 until 1975.
“At a young age and with a bright future ahead of her in Ireland, she decided instead to dedicate her life to those in need in what was already then a virtual war zone.”
Fr Shay Cullen describes Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award as “a statement that all life is precious ... and each has invaluable dignity and every one is worth saving”.
The Saint’s relics will visit Ireland on 1 - 2 October 2016 to mark the 75th anniversary of his martyrdom in Auschwitz in 1941.
Swedish nurse who converted to Roman Catholicism and founded the Bridgettine Sisters saved the lives of a number of Jewish people during the Holocaust.
Fr Dan Fitzgerald returned home to Nenagh in 1989 after serving in the Philippines during World War II and later in the diocese of Hanyang in China.
“Europe has the power to save and protect people. It’s a just question of political will to provide safe ways for people to enter Europe without risking their lives.”
“The outcome will have consequences for the future not only of the United Kingdom, but for Europe and for the world.”
The 2016 recipient will be announced in late August and the award will be presented on 5 November during the 9th Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Week.
“What was it about the life she had lived that made her into the person she was at 100 years of age - so vital and energetic and joyful and generous.”
91-year-old Canon Robert William Marsden "put his life at risk like tens of thousands of other Irish” French Ambassador said.
Irish priest hero's role in saving 6,500 Jews and Allied soldiers during World War II to be marked next May.
There is not a village, or town, in any county in Ireland that did not suffer losses in World War I - Revd Michael Roemmele in his homily at St Patrick's Cathedral.
85 year old Redemptorist missionary from Fossa has been tirelessly serving the people of northeast Brazil for over 55 years.
Redemptorist Fr Seán Myers serves a community in a Brazilian parish which is over half the size of Ireland.
A prophet and a peacemaker, Berrigan's legacy is simple: "God is peace. Peace is God" - Bishop Thomas Costello.
“The fact that we owe our freedom to others means that this commemoration brings us face to face with our own responsibilities. Freedom and responsibility are inseparable.”
The 2015 recipient will be announced in late August and presented with the award on Saturday 31 October during the 8th Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Week.
ISIS has begun killing some of the 150 Christians taken hostage from villages in northeast Syria.
"Although Jews were the main victims of Nazi barbarism, the people of Poland were not spared."
President and Foreign Affairs Minister attend National Holocaust Memorial Day to honour those who perished.
Vatican spokesman praises biopic of Louis Zamperini for showing “positive human and spiritual values, in particular forgiveness.”
To shake off its malaise, he said, Europe needs to recover a sense of values and mission, one foundation for which is religious conviction.
Fr Dan Fitzgerald, who will celebrate the 75th anniversary of his ordination in December, served six years in China with Bishop Edward Galvin.
In wide-ranging interview, Pope says persecution of Christians today “stronger than in the first centuries of Church.”
Pope entrusts path of peace to St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross and Virgin Mary.