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# churches - Friday 26 April, 2019

Radical leader killed in Easter hotel attack, Sri Lankan president says

More than 250 people were killed in the suicide bombings on Easter Sunday.

# churches - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Death toll from Sri Lanka Easter bombings revised down by over 100

Two sons of a wealthy Sri Lankan spice trader are among the suspected suicide bombers.

# churches - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Conserving our heritage: 'One woman was in tears that her home was a protected structure'

If your local authority decides your house or business is a protected structure, what actually happens?

# churches - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon

The Archdiocese said parishes in the city centre were told there will be no ready access to their churches on the day.

# churches - Monday 23 November, 2015

'Quite startling': €31m of church property for redress fund yet to be transferred

€83 million of donations has been made from congregations since the Ryan Report.

# churches - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches Gothic Remains This post contains videos

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches

And give a fascinating insight into our religious history.

# churches - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Poll: Politicians collecting cash outside churches... Is that alright? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Politicians collecting cash outside churches... Is that alright?

Political parties rattling their collection boxes outside places of worship. Is that ever okay?

# churches - Monday 30 June, 2014

Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match

Authorities have blamed the attacks on Boko Haram.

# churches - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry

Gillard ordered the inquiry last year after a decade of growing pressure to investigate widespread allegations of paedophilia in schools and churches.

# churches - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?

In Census 2011, 84 per cent of the population described themselves as Roman Catholic, and there were a number of other smaller Christian groupings recorded too. Does that translate into people in pews on Christmas Day?

# churches - Friday 21 December, 2012

Committee hopes to report to government on X Case law by end of January

The Oireachtas Health Committee will hold three days of public hearings in January with its chairman Jerry Buttimer urging that there be a “respectful and tolerant” debate.

# churches - Friday 21 September, 2012

It's Culture Night around Ireland - so what's on?

A record 34 towns, cities and counties will tonight offer cultural discovery for all ages. Check out what museums, galleries, studios and events you can explore free of charge.

# churches - Monday 11 June, 2012

Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven

A suicide bomber and a gunman attacked churches in the cities of Jos and Biu.