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#Communion

# communion - Friday 11 May, 2018

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion

The postman, who is visually impaired, can attend the event before starting his five-year jail term.

# communion - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 Communion traditions that children of the future will be happy to miss out on Communion

10 Communion traditions that children of the future will be happy to miss out on

They’ll never have to deal with getting Alive-O songs stuck in their head.

# communion - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Concern from Catholics, but gluten-free communion host IS available in Ireland

A new statement from the Vatican had some people confused.

# communion - Monday 10 July, 2017

Archbishop says Church stubbornly reluctant to let go of the control of schools

Diarmuid Martin has raised concerns about growing hostilities between the Church and State.

# communion - Monday 26 June, 2017

# communion - Monday 15 May, 2017

Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin

When the island ceased to be a prison in June 1883 the chalice was taken to Mountjoy Prison.

# communion - Saturday 13 May, 2017

This 10-year-old boy decided to buy a cow with his communion money

Ewan Hanny has wanted to be a farmer all his life.

# communion - Sunday 30 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge This lad from Swords expertly trolled his sister by recreating her Communion outfit for Halloween Puttin On My Top Hat

# communion - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Boy who hit his eye in shop and missed First Communion photos awarded €11,000

His mother was given €200 to arrange new photos.

# communion - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This 'non-First Holy Communion' card from an Irish granny is just wonderful (god) Bless You

This 'non-First Holy Communion' card from an Irish granny is just wonderful

“We hope you both had a great day celebrating not getting your Communion.”

# communion - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Communion card from Marks & Spencer is a little TOO real Money Wallet

This Communion card from Marks & Spencer is a little TOO real

Bit on the nose there, lads.

# communion - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

This Irish film about an 8-year-old atheist girl is winning lots of awards

The short film is going to be shown on TG4 tonight.

# communion - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Catholic bishops have a new view on allowing divorced people receive communion

Their view on gay marriage, however, remains unchanged.

# communion - Monday 15 June, 2015

Here is how much kids made from their Communions this year

The figure has actually dropped since 2014.

# communion - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Poll: Should parents be allowed take photos during Communion ceremonies? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents be allowed take photos during Communion ceremonies?

Priests have been advising parents against the practice, due to concerns about child protection.

# communion - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 awkward moments you'll always have at mass Let Us Pray

8 awkward moments you'll always have at mass

So much potential.

# communion - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

This soup kitchen wants to make Communion easier for struggling families

Cork Penny Dinners is giving away all the gear for free.

# communion - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The42 Young GAA stars can't part with their hurleys on Communion day Holy Show

Young GAA stars can't part with their hurleys on Communion day

Mind those dresses though.

# communion - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Opinion: First Holy Communion etiquette for sensible spenders

Let me warn you now about those who may try to get you spending against your will – and help you to defend yourself.

# communion - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Apache Pizza in Cork are doing Communion buffets First Holy Pepperoni

Apache Pizza in Cork are doing Communion buffets

The little pups these days don’t know they’re born.

# communion - Monday 14 October, 2013

FG TD who was told not to help with communion insists he's 'very much pro-life'

Derek Keating has been told not to fulfil his duties as a minister of the Eucharist at St Mary’s Parish in Lucan in the wake of his support for the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill last July.

# communion - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Parents vote to keep Communion date despite clash with One Direction gig

The communion at Gaelscoil an Ráithín is on the same day as the boy band’s concert in Dublin which some of the children have tickets to.

# communion - Monday 9 September, 2013

TDs who feel discouraged from seeking Communion 'should speak to their priest'

A spokesperson for the Catholic Church was responding to a report at the weekend that TDs were being warned off seeking Communion by their priests.

# communion - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Is €713 too much to spend on a Communion? Most parents don’t think so Holy God This post contains a poll

Is €713 too much to spend on a Communion? Most parents don’t think so

The survey found that parents are spending less on the party, but more on their own outfits.

# communion - Sunday 2 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 14 things you'll see at an Irish first communion Rite Of Passage

14 things you'll see at an Irish first communion

From cocktail sausages to a good rosette.

# communion - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: How Ireland has some of the fittest fat kids in the world and why the axing of Communion grants is ‘worse than the famine’.

# communion - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Government criticised for scrapping Communion and Confirmation grants

The Department of Social Protection confirmed it was scrapping grants which covered the costs of religious sacraments.

# communion - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Average welfare payments for religious ceremonies halved in 2012

Joan Burton reveals that the average welfare payment for religious ceremony clothing went from €245 to €120.

# communion - Thursday 25 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Rubberbandits ask: "Are communion wafers haunted by the ghost of Christ?" Science Week 2012 This post contains videos

Rubberbandits ask: "Are communion wafers haunted by the ghost of Christ?"

They’re trying to find the truth as part of Science Week 2012.

# communion - Monday 1 October, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added gecko tongue

The things we learned, loved and shared today.

# communion - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Opinion polls, lucky punts, expenses, unemployment and more – our numerical guide to the last 604,800 seconds in Ireland.

# communion - Thursday 2 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Gilmore: Communion allowance cut to stop 'lavish' spending

The government spent €3.4 million on communion and confirmation allowances to people who needed help last year – but has announced plans limiting the payment to €110.

# communion - Monday 30 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge The 25 best tweets about #Irishthings Irishthings This post contains images

The 25 best tweets about #Irishthings

Joe Duffy, flat 7UP and leaving the immersion on – here’s the pick of the best #irishthings which have been trending on Twitter today.

# communion - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Irish children receive more money for holy communion: Survey

Despite the country’s economic problems, the cost of a child’s first holy communion is rising – as is the amount of money children receive as gifts – according to a new study.