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#St Patrick's

# st-patricks - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Woman claiming son was illegally put up for adoption says she was encouraged not to look for him

Tressa Donnelly Reeves told the High Court that she had named her son Andre so that he would be easier to find.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'You couldn't write that': Son who found out he was adopted 50 years later takes Catholic adoption agency to High Court

Tressa Reeves claims her son was unlawfully taken from her, and she was denied information about him for decades.

# st-patricks - Sunday 20 May, 2018

CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children

Paul Gilligan said children now are very aware of the importance of doing well in their lives financially.

# st-patricks - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Recovering in St Pat's: 'I want my 9-year-old son to deal with things better than I did'

One service user shared his story today at the launch of a new five-year strategy.

# st-patricks - Monday 12 March, 2018

5 green cars that are just perfect for St Patrick's Day

Lean green machines.

# st-patricks - Friday 20 October, 2017

'There's nothing that will tackle stigma more effectively than hearing stories of recovery'

Clinical psychologist and chief of St Patrick’s Paul Gilligan says there’s still a lingering stigma around mental health problems.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge A Co Down primary school has been accused of miming after a 'technical glitch' on Britain's Got Talent St Patrick's

# st-patricks - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

New York's Irish community turns out in droves to honour Martin McGuinness

Relatives and hundreds of members of the Irish community attended the month’s mind mass.

# st-patricks - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge A church in Galway is setting up a drive-thru service for Ash Wednesday Roll The Window Down

A church in Galway is setting up a drive-thru service for Ash Wednesday

And a Lenten box will be available too.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From The42 Ciaran Kilkenny and St Pat's lose by 23 points to dominant UCC One-sided

Ciaran Kilkenny and St Pat's lose by 23 points to dominant UCC

The Spillane brothers, nephews of Pat, ran riot for UCC, scoring 3-5 between them.

# st-patricks - Friday 26 August, 2016

Tom Clonan: The Catholic Church can either reform itself after the Maynooth mess - or risk looking like a Fr Ted episode

Change is hard in big organisations – but the Catholic Church’s approach to the problems in Maynooth have been less than encouraging.

# st-patricks - Saturday 30 July, 2016

From The42 Everton teenager returns home to join St Pat's until the end of the season Loan Deal

Everton teenager returns home to join St Pat's until the end of the season

Liam Buckley adds Stephen Kinsella to his squad for the run in.

# st-patricks - Sunday 20 September, 2015

'I know too many young farmers who have died by suicide' Macra Calendar This post contains images

'I know too many young farmers who have died by suicide'

A new calendar aims to start a conversation about mental health in the agricultural community.

# st-patricks - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Going a month without a shower at HSE-run home is "intolerable"

Numerous shortcomings were found by a Hiqa report published yesterday.

# st-patricks - Monday 29 June, 2015

A care home for those with intellectual disabilities has been de-registered following an inspection

The unit at St Patricks, Kilkenny, which houses 28 people, has been de-registered for up to 28 days over a number of concerns.

# st-patricks - Monday 30 March, 2015

Intimidation and forced stripping: St Patrick’s Institution will FINALLY close today

The facility began housing underage prisoners in the 1980s, in what was supposed to be a temporary measure.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Poll: Are you planning to go out partying this St Patrick's Day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning to go out partying this St Patrick's Day?

It’s not for everybody – but maybe it is for you.

14 things you probably didn’t know about St Patrick’s Day

He’s not even a true saint by today’s definition.

# st-patricks - Monday 16 March, 2015

What happens if there's a 'wardrobe malfunction' mid-way through the parade?

Half a million people are expected in Dublin tomorrow… We chat to some of the unsung heroes of St Patrick’s Day – to find out how those incredible pageants come together.

# st-patricks - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From The42 Niall McNamee fires Rhode to victory over Paddy Keenan's St. Patrick's Village Advance

Niall McNamee fires Rhode to victory over Paddy Keenan's St. Patrick's

Elsewhere in the Leinster club SFC, Rathnew were four point victors over Rathvilly.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

‘Upbeat’ radio station aims to start positive conversation about mental health

The pop-up radio station is live all this week.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide

More than a third said suicide had been experienced in their wider community.

# st-patricks - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Here’s how the Taoiseach and Tánaiste are spending the St Patrick’s Weekend

Kenny is off to the United States, while Gilmore will spend the next three days in Paris, both trips aimed at promoting Ireland abroad.

# st-patricks - Monday 13 January, 2014

Calls to St Patrick's mental health support line up by almost one third

The service also saw an increase of 46 per cent in email enquiries in 2013.

# st-patricks - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Inmates poured boiling water and sugar down throat of Melanie killer

It was the second time in four weeks that Keith Hall has been targeted by inmates in Mountjoy Prison.

# st-patricks - Friday 26 July, 2013

Drumroll, please: And the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland are...

Dublin Zoo? Book of Kells? Tayto Park? Here’s the places that took the top spots on this year’s list compiled by Fáilte Ireland.

# st-patricks - Sunday 7 July, 2013

“There’s going to be riots” when St Patrick’s inmates move to new prison

A senior prison officer has warned that rival gangs will battle for dominance when the young offenders are moved to an adult prison.

# st-patricks - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Moving inmates from St Pat's to adult prison "won't make one iota of difference"

A prison officer in St Patrick’s says all the current problems in St Patrick’s Institution will just be recreated when the inmates move to Wheatfield Prison.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Part of St Patrick's Cathedral opens to the public for first time since 13th century

The Lady Chapel has been closed to the public since it was built in 1270.

# st-patricks - Friday 3 May, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# st-patricks - Saturday 10 November, 2012

From The42 Ballymun Kickhams return to Leinster arena to face Mullingar Shamrocks Club Glory

Ballymun Kickhams return to Leinster arena to face Mullingar Shamrocks

After a 27-year absence, Ballymun Kickhams return to provincial senior club football action this weekend. There are also three other quarter-final ties in the eastern province

# st-patricks - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Minister for Justice: All teenagers to be removed from St Patrick's by 2014

The Inspector of Prisons has reported incidents of forced stripping of prisoners, excessive punishment, and bullying and intimidation of young and vulnerable inmates by staff at the facility.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation

The latest report by the Inspector of Prisons has found systematic violation of the human rights of the offenders held in St Patrick’s Institution.

The Evening Fix... now with added tweets from ten years ago

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# st-patricks - Monday 1 October, 2012

From The42 Airtricity League: Wins for Saints and Drogheda League Of Ireland

Airtricity League: Wins for Saints and Drogheda

The Saints hit UCD for five at Inchicore this evening while 10-man Drogs hung on against 10-man Shels.

# st-patricks - Monday 10 September, 2012

20 per cent think people with mental health problems are 'of below average intelligence'

More than 40 per cent of people surveyed said that undergoing treatment for mental health problem is a sign of personal failure.

# st-patricks - Saturday 28 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know about before 9am…

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection

Prisoners at the institution, which houses offenders aged 16 to 21, are placed on protection when they are under threat from other inmates or pose a risk to the prison population.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Ombudsman welcomes decision to end detention of children in St Patrick’s

The decision to end the long-standing practice of housing juvenile offenders in an adult prison has been welcomed.

# st-patricks - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

From The42 Fight fall-out continues as Dromid manager calls for Derrytresk ban GAA Brawl

Fight fall-out continues as Dromid manager calls for Derrytresk ban

Michael Anthony O’Connell has called for Derrytresk to be stripped of their place in the All-Ireland Junior Football Championship final following Sunday’s violence in Portlaoise.

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