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# Faith

2nd December 2023
'We play a lot braver now, we're a lot more attacking... She never doubts us'
Isibeal Atkinson paid tribute to manager Eileen Gleeson after Ireland made it five wins from five in the Nations League.
This year
Peter Flanagan: 'Confession was for sinners - why should I admit to something I didn't do?'
Writing from London, Peter Flanagan says that in England, religion is a lifestyle choice.
Ryan Mason ‘trusts the people making decisions’ at Spurs
Harry Kane’s future is in doubt, they have no permanent manager or director of football, and could miss out on Europe for the first time since the 2010.
Pep Guardiola backing lawyers to ‘do the job’ for Manchester City
The Premier League champions have been charged with 115 Financial Fair Play breaches.
Last year
'Each morning, I pause here beside Michaela and pray'
Read an extract from Mickey Harte’s book ‘Devotion’.
All time
Portugal performance shows plenty of reasons to keep faith with the Kenny project
A young Irish side came agonisingly close to upsetting Fernando Santos’ men.
Ireland U19 midfielder rewarded with new Preston North End deal
Adam O’Reilly has signed a new contract which commits him to the Championship club until 2023.
McFarland's Ulster keep the faith in collective speed and ball-handling skill
The northern province stuck to their philosophy as they mounted a dramatic comeback last night.
Ireland’s first ever Hindu Temple opens today in Dublin
The new temple will serve Ireland’s growing Hindu community, who have previously had to rent out spaces to meet for worship or festivals.
Premier League club Watford reward 19-year-old Irish striker with two-year deal
St Kevin’s Boys product Ryan Cassidy has extended his stay with the Vicarage Road outfit.
'I see absolutely no similarities to 2007' - Best keeping the faith in Ireland
The Ireland skipper says it’s important not to let negativity seep into the squad in Japan.
'It was never in doubt that he was a great player in my side'
Mo Salah ended an eight-game scoring drought to help fire Liverpool back to the top of the Premier League.
Pochettino insists Spurs 'can beat any team' while they eye up Champions League run
The Argentine manager is confident his squad are good enough to triumph in Europe.
'I never wanted to leave Spurs. I knew that I could have success here'
Moussa Sissoko has become a key player for Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side this season.
'When the manager came in strong for me, I really wanted to get it done'
Ireland international John Egan’s difficult decision to move clubs at the start of the season appears to have paid dividends.
'I have obviously got a lot of faith in him as a player' - O'Neill on Ireland's man of the match
The Ireland boss reserved high praise for makeshift midfielder Cyrus Christie last night.
Vatican refutes claims that Pope Francis covered up US cardinal's misconduct
Pope Francis approved a study into how the US cardinal rose through the ranks of the Catholic Church despite allegations against him.
'Klopp is one of the best managers in the world': Highly-rated youngster eyes more Liverpool chances
Dominic Solanke is hoping he can keep impressing his manager.
Ireland's first ever beatification to take place in Dublin this morning
The ceremony will make a formal request for the beatification of Dublin man Fr John Sullivan, who died in 1933.
Vatican celebrates big bang theory to dispel 'science conflict'
The head of the Vatican Observatory said people can believe in both God and the big bang theory.
Religion and health care: What role does the Catholic Church play in Irish hospitals?
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is seeking his own removal as chair of Holles Street.
Sonny Bill permitted to wear Blues jersey without two sponsors, no change if he wears an All Black shirt
New Zealand Rugby will allow changes to accommodate SBW’s conscientious objection.
Schmidt set to retain Ringrose at 13 for Six Nations trip to Cardiff
Ireland are unlikely to make changes to their starting side for the clash with Wales.
Schmidt unlikely to make 'knee-jerk reactions' after defeat in Edinburgh
The Ireland head coach believes his team can fix the defensive problems they suffered against Scotland.
Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier
As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.
Vast majority of people have no confidence in Nama
A new poll shows seven out of 10 people have no faith in the State-owned bad bank.
'Sham baptisms': Priests struggle with reasons behind the ceremony while parents feel hypocrital
Under the current system, children trying to get a place in a primary school can be divided into categories depending on their faith.
'There's no coincidence, they work hard all the time', says Cullen after Baby Blues beat Bath
The big-spending Premiership side weren’t allowed any time to settle by Leinster’s makeshift side.
Munster are set to hand Anthony Foley a one-year contract extension
The former number eight looks likely to be head coach of the province again next season.
Van Gaal 'convinced' Rooney would end goal drought, praises 'beautiful' United
Manchester United’s 3-0 victory over Sunderland left the manager delighted.
'When I was born there was no hint of any disease'
One in every 3,500 boys are affected by Caleb’s condition.
Artist says Catholic paper used image without permission to promote faith in the home
“They no longer live ‘happily ever after’ … Being the child of parents with no faith is tough.”
'He studies the game unbelievably hard' - Ireland's players laud Schmidt
Captain Paul O’Connell says the players’ trust in their head coach has never wavered.
People of faith urged to "be brave" and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum
Faith in Marriage Equality includes Catholic and Church of Ireland members.
The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year
One of the world’s better small-island nations.
Louis van Gaal confirms Antrim's Paddy McNair set to start again for United
The 19-year-old Northern Ireland defender made his debut in the 2-1 win over West Ham.
On the Frontline: Meet the people who help the homeless
We speak to the people who work on the frontline of homelessness.
Born-again Christian council worker wins €70,000 in discrimination case
The man was told by the council he could not talk about his religion with his colleagues or members of the public after a number of complaints.
What is it like to be a Mormon in Ireland?
Is it different from any other faith? We found out.
Torres still has Chelsea future, says Mourinho
The coach selected winger Andre Schurrle ahead of the Spain forward for the 3-1 quarter-final first-leg loss against PSG.