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#Diarmuid Martin

# diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

New Archbishop of Dublin appointed by Pope Francis
# Dermot Farrell
# Dermot Farrell

New Archbishop of Dublin appointed by Pope Francis

Dec 29th 2020, 12:39 PM 38,539 Views 35 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s retirement is effective from today.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 16 October, 2020

'We should not tolerate intolerance': Archbishop recalls being the subject of 'violent' anti-mask protest
# Diarmuid Martin
# Diarmuid Martin

'We should not tolerate intolerance': Archbishop recalls being the subject of 'violent' anti-mask protest

Oct 16th 2020, 6:32 PM 29,609 Views 16 Comments

The incident happened at the Eid al-Adha celebration in Croke Park in July.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin criticises anti-mask demonstrations
# Anti Lockdown
# Anti Lockdown

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin criticises anti-mask demonstrations

Oct 15th 2020, 9:50 PM 25,906 Views 38 Comments

He said that “behind outward talk of respecting individual liberties there was also strain of negation of the virus”.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 9 October, 2020

Catholic archbishops ask Taoiseach to allow people attend mass
# Level 3
# Level 3

Catholic archbishops ask Taoiseach to allow people attend mass

Oct 9th 2020, 7:34 AM 33,189 Views 108 Comments

The four archbishops have requested a meeting with Micheál Martin.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 22 June, 2020

NPHET unlikely to budge on 50-person limit for Mass and other indoor gatherings
# Phase 3
# Phase 3

NPHET unlikely to budge on 50-person limit for Mass and other indoor gatherings

Jun 22nd 2020, 8:33 PM 17,659 Views 21 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said it seems “strange” that churches with a capacity of 1,500 would be subject to this restriction.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 15 May, 2020

Taoiseach meets with Catholic leaders to discuss re-opening of churches
# Let Us Pray
# Let Us Pray

Taoiseach meets with Catholic leaders to discuss re-opening of churches

May 15th 2020, 8:34 AM 22,038 Views 102 Comments

Churches, mosques and other places of worship have been closed for several weeks.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland
# Diarmuid Martin
# Diarmuid Martin

Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland

Dec 1st 2019, 8:10 AM 17,937 Views 100 Comments

Dr Diarmuid Martin made his remarks during a sermon to mark the beginning of Advent.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 2 September, 2019

'He was full of ideas for the future': Archbishop of Dublin pays tribute to Fr Tony Coote
# RIP
# RIP

'He was full of ideas for the future': Archbishop of Dublin pays tribute to Fr Tony Coote

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:55 AM 16,650 Views 5 Comments

Fr Tony Coote, who suffered from motor neurone disease, died last week.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Archbishop Martin told Taoiseach to use his own profession the next time he is looking for an example of hypocrisy
# Bishop Burn
# Bishop Burn

Archbishop Martin told Taoiseach to use his own profession the next time he is looking for an example of hypocrisy

Jul 18th 2019, 12:58 PM 37,547 Views 83 Comments

Martin said Varadkar should have used the example of an unhealthy doctor who tells people to lead a healthy life.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 3 June, 2019

Archbishop says Dublin drug cartels will be stopped from 'exploiting' religious services
# Diarmuid Martin
# Diarmuid Martin

Archbishop says Dublin drug cartels will be stopped from 'exploiting' religious services

Jun 3rd 2019, 3:56 PM 40,187 Views 62 Comments

He said that religious services would no longer be used to “glorify” Dublin drug cartels’ images.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Diarmuid Martin: 'It's hard to believe that evidence has simply vanished and that no one can remember'
# Bessborough
# Bessborough

Diarmuid Martin: 'It's hard to believe that evidence has simply vanished and that no one can remember'

Apr 18th 2019, 2:01 PM 27,570 Views 105 Comments

He called on the Church to avoid returning to attitudes it had shown in the past.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 11 October, 2018

GAA to buy former seminary beside Croke Park from Dublin Archdiocese
# Holy Cross College
# Holy Cross College

GAA to buy former seminary beside Croke Park from Dublin Archdiocese

Oct 11th 2018, 10:45 AM 31,196 Views 57 Comments

The building and its adjoining land, which date from the 19th century, are to be sold for the development of housing, hotel and sports facilities.

# diarmuid-martin - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

'Only a proportion' of clerical abuse victims have come forward, Archbishop says
# World Meeting
# World Meeting

'Only a proportion' of clerical abuse victims have come forward, Archbishop says

Aug 22nd 2018, 4:55 PM 13,563 Views 44 Comments

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin said that more could be done to encourage victims to come forward.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'
# Mass Appeal
# Mass Appeal

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'

Aug 19th 2018, 11:11 AM 11,660 Views 111 Comments

The Archbishop of Dublin was speaking with less than a week to go until Pope Francis visits Ireland.

# diarmuid-martin - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass'
# Critical Mass
# Critical Mass

'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass'

Jun 27th 2018, 1:04 PM 26,195 Views 81 Comments

Varadkar was speaking today at the National Economic Dialogue.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 11 June, 2018

‘Of course’ LGBT couples welcome to volunteer says Archbishop: ‘It’s also a Catholic event’
# Meeting Of Families
# Meeting Of Families

‘Of course’ LGBT couples welcome to volunteer says Archbishop: ‘It’s also a Catholic event’

Jun 11th 2018, 1:38 PM 25,494 Views 100 Comments

Full details of the Pope’s participation in the World Meeting of the Families were confirmed today.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'Misogynism is obviously present in the Catholic Church'
# Women In The Church
# Women In The Church

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'Misogynism is obviously present in the Catholic Church'

Apr 1st 2018, 4:36 PM 23,199 Views 62 Comments

During the interview, Archbishop Martin became upset as he recounted telling the Pope about the Tuam babies story.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 9 March, 2018

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'
# Empire Of Misogyny
# Empire Of Misogyny

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

Mar 9th 2018, 9:12 AM 51,202 Views 132 Comments

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Bishops have 'constructive' meeting with Varadkar and ministers
# Church And State
# Church And State

Bishops have 'constructive' meeting with Varadkar and ministers

Aug 31st 2017, 9:29 PM 14,191 Views 99 Comments

The agenda for the meeting included the Eighth Amendment and the possibility of a visit to Ireland by Pope Francis.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 10 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 10th 2017, 9:03 AM 19,436 Views 156 Comments

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

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 24 February, 2017

Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse'

Feb 24th 2017, 12:05 PM 12,402 Views 48 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin referenced the Cardinal’s response to abuse allegations at his funeral today.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 23 September, 2016

"I can't understand how a family watches its members being knocked off and doesn't say 'we've got to stop this'"
# Gangland
# Gangland

"I can't understand how a family watches its members being knocked off and doesn't say 'we've got to stop this'"

Sep 23rd 2016, 7:36 PM 28,528 Views 14 Comments

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has described his distaste at the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud being seen in Dublin’s gangland.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 7 August, 2016

'Trainee priests going on a dating site, there's something wrong there'
# Maynooth
# Maynooth

'Trainee priests going on a dating site, there's something wrong there'

Aug 7th 2016, 5:24 PM 38,400 Views 203 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin today called for a new system for training priests.

# diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

"No concrete or credible evidence" of gay sexual activity at seminary, says St. Patrick's College
# Grindr
# Grindr

"No concrete or credible evidence" of gay sexual activity at seminary, says St. Patrick's College

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:12 PM 23,462 Views 0 Comments

The college is responding to anonymous allegations of goings-on at the priest training college.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 26 June, 2016

'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder
# Remembered
# Remembered

'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder

Jun 26th 2016, 12:49 PM 10,519 Views 14 Comments

The celebrated crime reporter was shot dead on the outskirts of Dublin twenty years ago today.

# diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

"Not prepared to remain silent" - Dublin community procession takes place in protest against crime
# March Against Crime
# March Against Crime

"Not prepared to remain silent" - Dublin community procession takes place in protest against crime

May 17th 2016, 8:15 PM 26,534 Views 74 Comments

A community procession has taken place this evening in Dublin.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Diarmuid Martin: Ireland becoming 'increasingly ambiguous in its understanding of God'
# Christmas Homily
# Christmas Homily

Diarmuid Martin: Ireland becoming 'increasingly ambiguous in its understanding of God'

Dec 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 14,912 Views 165 Comments

The Archbishop will deliver his Christmas homily in Dublin tonight.

# diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Archbishop: 'Baptising children simply to be able to attend a specific school is an abuse of baptism'
# Pragmatic Baptism
# Pragmatic Baptism

Archbishop: 'Baptising children simply to be able to attend a specific school is an abuse of baptism'

Dec 8th 2015, 9:50 AM 15,015 Views 257 Comments

Former Minister for Education and current Labour TD Ruairí Quinn spoke this morning of the urgent need for reform in the area.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 9 November, 2015

Archbishop of Dublin in push for more non-denominational schools
# Non-denominational
# Non-denominational

Archbishop of Dublin in push for more non-denominational schools

Nov 9th 2015, 11:57 AM 10,785 Views 131 Comments

Speaking this morning Diarmuid Martin said that a number of Catholic schools had already adopted a proximity policy.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 25 May, 2015

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin
# Reality Check
# Reality Check

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin

May 25th 2015, 8:24 AM 24,490 Views 203 Comments

“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Catholic leaders are out in force arguing against same-sex marriage
# No
# No

Catholic leaders are out in force arguing against same-sex marriage

May 10th 2015, 7:11 PM 36,151 Views 397 Comments

One bishop believes schoolbooks that view marriage as solely between a man and a woman could face legal challenges if the vote is passed.

# diarmuid-martin - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants to make something clear: He's voting No
# God's Plan
# God's Plan

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants to make something clear: He's voting No

May 6th 2015, 4:34 PM 17,417 Views 186 Comments

He says he doesn’t usually give his voting preference but is making an exception.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Archbishop on IRA sex offenders: "Let the truth come out"
# Maíria Cahill Case
# Maíria Cahill Case

Archbishop on IRA sex offenders: "Let the truth come out"

Oct 23rd 2014, 8:39 AM 7,455 Views 0 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has admitted the IRA “on occasion shot alleged sex offenders” – adding that the actions were “not appropriate” but “of their time”.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 7 July, 2014

Martin: 'Crisis of the sexual abuse of children in the church not a chapter of the past'
# Healing
# Healing

Martin: 'Crisis of the sexual abuse of children in the church not a chapter of the past'

Jul 7th 2014, 8:02 PM 8,048 Views 24 Comments

The Archbishop said that the Catholic Church must “do more” to help victims of abuse.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Archbishop calls for 'full-bodied investigation' into all mother-and-baby homes
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Archbishop calls for 'full-bodied investigation' into all mother-and-baby homes

Jun 8th 2014, 8:20 PM 23,169 Views 433 Comments

Diarmuid Martin said that any investigation needs to ensure that the culture that existed in past has been stamped out.

# diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Dublin's newest priest spent ten years as a car saleman
# Ecumechanical Matter
# Ecumechanical Matter

Dublin's newest priest spent ten years as a car saleman

Jun 3rd 2014, 3:30 PM 25,810 Views 85 Comments

Fr Seamus McEntee, who is 48 ,was ordained by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin today.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Apr 10th 2014, 11:30 PM 16,161 Views 0 Comments

Everyonne’s talking about the Omagh bomb, Rehab revelations, and President Higgins…

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Even Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has something to say about GardaGate
# Warning
# Warning

Even Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has something to say about GardaGate

Mar 27th 2014, 6:16 PM 10,604 Views 83 Comments

“A culture of constant criticism of our police force is not good for society or for the economy,” he said.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 21 March, 2014

Dublin priest sentenced to seven years in prison for child sexual abuse
# Bray Courthouse
# Bray Courthouse

Dublin priest sentenced to seven years in prison for child sexual abuse

Mar 21st 2014, 5:56 PM 17,604 Views 0 Comments

61-year-old Fr Denis Nolan, who had been working in Wicklow Town and Rathnew until two years ago, was sentenced earlier in Bray.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 7 March, 2014

Martin still in discussions with Mater's Mercy Sisters over abortion law
# Abortion
# Abortion

Martin still in discussions with Mater's Mercy Sisters over abortion law

Mar 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,257 Views 102 Comments

The Mater Hospital said last year that it will comply with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

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