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#Prayers

# prayers - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ireland's favourite prayer chosen at Ploughing Championships
# Something About Mary
# Something About Mary

Ireland's favourite prayer chosen at Ploughing Championships

Sep 19th 2019, 3:47 PM 33,008 Views 50 Comments

The winning prayer received 61% of the vote.

# prayers - Friday 31 March, 2017

Cloud turns to light as Captain Mark Duffy makes his final journey
# Blackrock
# Blackrock

Cloud turns to light as Captain Mark Duffy makes his final journey

Mar 31st 2017, 6:01 AM 40,236 Views 9 Comments

The funeral of the Coast Guard pilot, who died when his Rescue 116 helicopter crashed off the Mayo coast a fortnight ago, took place in Blackrock, Louth, yesterday.

# prayers - Friday 10 March, 2017

Prayer vigil held at St James's Hospital this evening for victims of Clondalkin fire
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Prayer vigil held at St James's Hospital this evening for victims of Clondalkin fire

Mar 10th 2017, 9:35 PM 9,000 Views 5 Comments

It is believed the first funerals for the fire’s victims will take place on Monday.

# prayers - Sunday 15 January, 2017

The Dáil prayer: We're not the only parliament to have one
# Holy Words
# Holy Words

The Dáil prayer: We're not the only parliament to have one

Jan 15th 2017, 11:30 AM 17,561 Views 86 Comments

It is a requirement under the Dáil rules that a sitting cannot begin without the prayer being read.

# prayers - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'Hearing a prayer at the start of the new Dáil grated against my nerves'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Hearing a prayer at the start of the new Dáil grated against my nerves'

Mar 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 130 Views 373 Comments

In the Dáil, the charade of religious worship equals the charade of politics in its need for reform, writes Oliver Moran.

# prayers - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

'A country girl – big hopes, big plans': Karen Buckley is laid to rest in Cork
# RIP
# RIP

'A country girl – big hopes, big plans': Karen Buckley is laid to rest in Cork

Apr 28th 2015, 9:44 PM 43,303 Views 0 Comments

Karen’s three brothers presented symbols of their sister to the alter to represent her life.

# prayers - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

US Ebola patient takes to Twitter to thank people for the "good vibes"
# Nina Pham
# Nina Pham

US Ebola patient takes to Twitter to thank people for the "good vibes"

Oct 14th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,511 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, a second US patient, Nina Pham, said she was “blessed”.

# prayers - Monday 16 June, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Jun 16th 2014, 4:55 PM 6,853 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# prayers - Friday 13 June, 2014

Eight in ten priests want to scrap the changes made to Eucharistic prayers
# Down With This Sort Of Thing
# Down With This Sort Of Thing

Eight in ten priests want to scrap the changes made to Eucharistic prayers

Jun 13th 2014, 6:11 PM 15,877 Views 48 Comments

The Association of Catholic Priests said that Pope Francis may be open to updating the New Missal, but noted that a u-turn would be “embarrassing” for his predecessor Pope Benedict.

# prayers - Friday 6 June, 2014

Crucifix erected in Kerry Council raises questions about equality law
# Secularism
# Secularism

Crucifix erected in Kerry Council raises questions about equality law

Jun 6th 2014, 10:14 AM 14,701 Views 166 Comments

The idea for the crucifix was proposed Fianna Fáil Councillor John Joe Culloty who put down the motion at an April meeting.

# prayers - Saturday 19 April, 2014

MH370 search: "We have pursued every possible lead presented to us at this stage"
# Critical Juncture
# Critical Juncture

MH370 search: "We have pursued every possible lead presented to us at this stage"

Apr 19th 2014, 3:29 PM 12,435 Views 45 Comments

Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the search is at a “very critical juncture”.

# prayers - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Roads in Mayo get prayers and blessings in a bid to reduce road deaths
# Bless You
# Bless You

Roads in Mayo get prayers and blessings in a bid to reduce road deaths

Apr 17th 2014, 4:14 PM 15,935 Views 124 Comments

The ceremonies will take place at all Catholic and Church of Ireland churches in the county on Sunday.

# prayers - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Monument to 222 lost Bethany children to be unveiled at ceremony
# Resting Place
# Resting Place

Monument to 222 lost Bethany children to be unveiled at ceremony

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:29 AM 6,671 Views 7 Comments

The names of children who died while at the home are due to be released in the hope people will find their relations who lived there.

# prayers - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

11 things that will certainly happen at Christmas Mass
# O Come All Ye Faithful
From The Daily Edge
# O Come All Ye Faithful

11 things that will certainly happen at Christmas Mass

Dec 24th 2013, 8:15 PM 32,880 Views 77 Comments

Because Christmas Mass is vastly different to ordinary Mass.

# prayers - Monday 7 October, 2013

New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims
# Prayers
# Prayers

New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims

Oct 7th 2013, 8:04 AM 6,368 Views 90 Comments

Bishop Francis Duffy said a prayer at his ordination for the two young girls who were allegedly attacked in Athlone.

# prayers - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Seven plane-loads of people depart Dublin for Lourdes pilgrimage
# Prayers
# Prayers

Seven plane-loads of people depart Dublin for Lourdes pilgrimage

Sep 7th 2013, 4:57 PM 14,355 Views 87 Comments

About 2,000 people, including sick pilgrims, medics and volunteers, left Dublin first thing this morning.

# prayers - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Ireland's largest mosque gets planning permission
# Religion
# Religion

Ireland's largest mosque gets planning permission

Aug 29th 2013, 5:50 PM 38,059 Views 566 Comments

The mosque will be built in Clongriffin, County Dublin and will cater for up to 3,000 people.

# prayers - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Column: Pope Francis' new and modern rhetoric is refreshing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Pope Francis' new and modern rhetoric is refreshing

Aug 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 87 Views 100 Comments

We’ve watched people disappear from our churches in recent year but Pope Francis has brought some back, writes Father Seamus Ahearne, who says from his first appearance, this pontiff showed he was different.

# prayers - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Only in Ireland Pic of the Day
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Only in Ireland Pic of the Day

Jun 16th 2013, 1:04 PM 24,481 Views 35 Comments

Take care on the road from Limerick to Ballybunion today.

# prayers - Sunday 19 August, 2012

In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world
# Ramadan
# Ramadan

In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world

Aug 19th 2012, 5:21 PM 8,261 Views 70 Comments

Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan.

# prayers - Friday 10 February, 2012

Ian Paisley to spend sixth night in hospital
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Ian Paisley to spend sixth night in hospital

Feb 10th 2012, 4:21 PM 3,522 Views 33 Comments

Friend and colleague Reverend Alan Smylie has spoken to TheJournal.ie about the goodwill being sent to the former First Minister from throughout the community.