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# clonfert - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Thieves used angle grinder to rob church on Easter Sunday night

“It has left the close-knit community here in Clonfert with a a sort-of bitter taste – especially at the time of year that’s in it.”

# clonfert - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Freak 'twister' causes damage in Clonfert

Hundreds of homes are without electricity in the area as ESB crews work to restore power.

# clonfert - Monday 8 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# clonfert - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Bishop of Clonfert John Kirby apologises for child sex abuse remarks

The Bishop released a special message to the people of his diocese today.

# clonfert - Friday 7 September, 2012

Column: This wasn’t the Middle Ages, Bishop Kirby, it was the 1990s

Lisa McInerney asks why, if a senior member of the Catholic Church thought paedophilia was ‘crossing the line in friendship’, does the same Church think it can guide people on how to love and who to marry?

# clonfert - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Support group says some Churchmen believe they are "above the law of the land"

One in Four has also called on the Gardaí to initiate an investigation into senior Church figures.

# clonfert - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Findings of child protection reviews published

Four dioceses and three religious orders have been scrutinised as part of an all-island review.