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# eucharistic-congress - Friday 13 September, 2013

The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)

Parish collections raised towards the event accounted for €4 million of that amount, according to Catholic Church figures.

# eucharistic-congress - Saturday 23 June, 2012

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: A “no loaves, no fishes” Eucharistic Congress; TDs free to terrorise old constituencies…

# eucharistic-congress - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Almost 80,000 pilgrims expected for finale of Eucharistic Congress

Croke Park is close to being sold out for the event, at which pilgrims will watch a message from Pope Benedict.

# eucharistic-congress - Friday 15 June, 2012

Here's how Croke Park looks for the Eucharistic Congress Mass on Sunday

It’s almost like an ice-skating rink, with white plastic platforms laid over the pitch to cater for attendees.

# eucharistic-congress - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Kenny, Gilmore to host reception for high-ranking Catholic clergy

The Taoiseach doesn’t expect a hostile response from Church leaders tomorrow despite his speech on the separation of Church and State last year.

# eucharistic-congress - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Pope's personal rep to Eucharistic Congress meets survivors of clerical sexual abuse

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, met with a group of abuse survivors during a pilgrimage to Lough Derg.

# eucharistic-congress - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, is in Ireland for the Eucharistic Congress, which enters its third day today.

# eucharistic-congress - Monday 11 June, 2012

Anglican archbishop to speak as Eucharistic Congress focuses on unity

Diarmuid Martin yesterday stressed the “common baptism” between Catholic and Protestant Christians.

# eucharistic-congress - Sunday 10 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

Shades and sun hats: Day 1 of the Eucharistic Congress In Pictures This post contains images

Shades and sun hats: Day 1 of the Eucharistic Congress

Over 12,500 pilgrims from around the world gathered at the RDS today for the opening ceremony.

Abuse victims remembered at opening of Eucharistic Congress

In his opening greeting, Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said the past 50 years have been marked with a dark side.

# eucharistic-congress - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress?

Tens of thousands will attend the events, which will also be screened on TV. Will you be following them?

LGBT group to protest at Eucharistic Congress

LGBT Noise says it wants to emphasise the principle of the separation of church and state at the event.

# eucharistic-congress - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Library waives €4,160 fine after return of 'lost' 1932 Eucharistic Congress book

A book of photographs from the last Eucharistic Congress in Dublin is returned to Navan Library – almost 80 years overdue.

# eucharistic-congress - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Ticket sales "going great" for Eucharistic Congress

More than 20,000 people have already booked tickets for events during the Eucharistic Congress next month – but with 80,000 expected to attend the final mass, organisers expect last-minute ticket sales.

# eucharistic-congress - Friday 4 May, 2012

Hymns and prayers on your iPhone in time for Eucharistic Congress

A Dominican friar has developed the app to enable pilgrims around the world to experience the Congress, which takes place in Dublin in June.

# eucharistic-congress - Monday 9 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge 5 alternative 'Olympics' to attend in 2012... All Winners This post contains videos

5 alternative 'Olympics' to attend in 2012...

… And one that might happen yet…

# eucharistic-congress - Saturday 7 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# eucharistic-congress - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Almost 2,000 volunteer for Eucharistic Congress

Up to 25,000 people a day are expected to attend the event when it takes place in Ireland this summer for the first time in eighty years.

# eucharistic-congress - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

It's coming this summer - but what was the Eucharistic Congress like in 1932? Flashback This post contains videos

It's coming this summer - but what was the Eucharistic Congress like in 1932?

More than one million people attended the final mass in Dublin’s Phoenix Park when it took place in 1932. This video shows what it was like.

# eucharistic-congress - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

The Eucharistic Congress: what we know so far

Ireland is hosting the 50th annual event for the first time since 1932. So, what will go down?

# eucharistic-congress - Sunday 5 February, 2012

80,000 expected to attend closing Eucharistic Congress ceremony in Croke Park

It’s the first time the event has been held in Ireland since 1932.

# eucharistic-congress - Friday 24 June, 2011

Bishops gather to kick-off 2012 congress countdown

This will be the first time since 1932 that the event has taken place in Ireland.