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# eucharistic-congress - Friday 13 September, 2013

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

Sep 13th 2013, 7:10 AM 6,262 Views 48 Comments

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

# eucharistic-congress - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Jun 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 3,483 Views 2 Comments

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
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# IEC 2012

Almost 80,000 pilgrims expected for finale of Eucharistic Congress

Jun 17th 2012, 10:21 AM 2,655 Views 51 Comments

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
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# All Dressed Up

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

Jun 15th 2012, 5:04 PM 6,921 Views 52 Comments

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
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# Eucharistic Congress

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

Jun 14th 2012, 6:44 PM 2,951 Views 24 Comments

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

Jun 13th 2012, 3:25 PM 1,768 Views 16 Comments

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
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# IEC 2012

Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins

Jun 12th 2012, 10:18 AM 870 Views 13 Comments

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
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Anglican archbishop to speak as Eucharistic Congress focuses on unity

Jun 11th 2012, 9:58 AM 1,181 Views 14 Comments

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

# eucharistic-congress - Sunday 10 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 10th 2012, 7:57 PM 7,993 Views 0 Comments

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
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# In Pictures

Shades and sun hats: Day 1 of the Eucharistic Congress

Jun 10th 2012, 6:09 PM 6,623 Views 51 Comments

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
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Abuse victims remembered at opening of Eucharistic Congress

Jun 10th 2012, 3:44 PM 2,232 Views 36 Comments

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?
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# Your Say

Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress?

Jun 9th 2012, 1:09 PM 5,231 Views 99 Comments

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
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# Protest

LGBT group to protest at Eucharistic Congress

Jun 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,778 Views 49 Comments

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
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# Overdue

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

May 31st 2012, 10:47 AM 4,026 Views 5 Comments

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
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Ticket sales "going great" for Eucharistic Congress

May 29th 2012, 12:57 PM 3,405 Views 93 Comments

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
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Hymns and prayers on your iPhone in time for Eucharistic Congress

May 4th 2012, 3:28 PM 2,342 Views 19 Comments

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

5 alternative 'Olympics' to attend in 2012...
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From The Daily Edge
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5 alternative 'Olympics' to attend in 2012...

Apr 9th 2012, 11:00 AM 2,898 Views 1 Comment

… And one that might happen yet…

# eucharistic-congress - Saturday 7 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Apr 7th 2012, 8:10 PM 6,179 Views 9 Comments

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
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# Catholicism

Almost 2,000 volunteer for Eucharistic Congress

Apr 4th 2012, 8:43 PM 4,172 Views 64 Comments

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?
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# Flashback

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

Mar 28th 2012, 2:41 PM 2,795 Views 16 Comments

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
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# Spiritual Olympics

The Eucharistic Congress: what we know so far

Feb 28th 2012, 7:10 AM 3,046 Views 55 Comments

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
# Spiritual Olympics
# Spiritual Olympics

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

Feb 5th 2012, 9:15 AM 4,853 Views 90 Comments

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
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# Religion

Bishops gather to kick-off 2012 congress countdown

Jun 24th 2011, 3:56 PM 351 Views 12 Comments

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