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# protestant - Monday 26 November, 2018

Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border

Updated Nov 26th 2018, 6:50 PM 36,496 Views 77 Comments

The Taoiseach met with the grand secretary of the Orange Lodge Reverend Mervyn Gibson.

# protestant - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Remembering the woman who stood up to the Catholic Church over mixed marriage
# Opinion
# Opinion

Remembering the woman who stood up to the Catholic Church over mixed marriage

Jul 31st 2016, 6:00 PM 46,347 Views 101 Comments

Sheila Cloney was caught in the middle of a fight which saw Catholics boycott Protestant businesses, farms and schools.

# protestant - Sunday 5 June, 2016

16 memories anyone who grew up Protestant will recognise
# SUNDAY SCHOOL
From The Daily Edge
# SUNDAY SCHOOL

16 memories anyone who grew up Protestant will recognise

Jun 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 19,751 Views 2 Comments

A good scon.

# protestant - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising
# TALES FROM THE OTHER SIDE
# TALES FROM THE OTHER SIDE

From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising

May 14th 2016, 1:00 PM 8,299 Views 1 Comment

A new exhibition looks at how minority communities in Dublin responded to 1916.

# protestant - Saturday 26 March, 2016

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

Mar 26th 2016, 8:15 AM 74,440 Views 277 Comments

The Humanists Association of Ireland want people to consider how they really feel.

# protestant - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The mother of 'disappeared' Catholic woman Lisa Dorrian has died
# RIP
# RIP

The mother of 'disappeared' Catholic woman Lisa Dorrian has died

Dec 29th 2015, 2:44 PM 19,505 Views 33 Comments

Pat Dorrian (59) passed away in hospital yesterday. Her daughter Lisa disappeared in February 2005.

# protestant - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches
# Gothic Remains
# Gothic Remains

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches

Sep 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 41,812 Views 56 Comments

And give a fascinating insight into our religious history.

# protestant - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence
# Albania
# Albania

Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence

Sep 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 9,709 Views 61 Comments

He said that Albania was an “inspiring example” of religious harmony.

# protestant - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Opinion: No person or institution can be left behind in the mother-and-baby home inquiry
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Opinion: No person or institution can be left behind in the mother-and-baby home inquiry

Jul 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 44 Views 17 Comments

There are serious concerns about the forthcoming mother-and-baby home inquiry; there is no international judge and a glaring lack of public debate.

# protestant - Sunday 6 July, 2014

The Protestant orphanage where children were whipped, beaten --- and everyone had the same name
# Westbank
# Westbank

The Protestant orphanage where children were whipped, beaten --- and everyone had the same name

Jul 6th 2014, 7:45 AM 60,309 Views 67 Comments

Survivors are calling for the Westbank home, in Greystones, Co Wicklow, to be included in the wide-ranging inquiry tasked with investigating the State’s network of mother-and-baby homes.

# protestant - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen
# Homes
# Homes

Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen

Jun 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 23 Views 10 Comments

Victims of mother-and-baby homes as well as the Bethany Homes must finally have their voices heard.

# protestant - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Extract: How 'throwing at cocks' took root in Ireland
# Blood Sports
# Blood Sports

Extract: How 'throwing at cocks' took root in Ireland

May 11th 2014, 12:00 PM 352 Views 15 Comments

Professor James Kelly explains how tying a rooster to a post and throwing sticks at it until it died was considered sport in the 17th century.

# protestant - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Memorial to 222 children who died at Bethany Home to be unveiled
# Survivors
# Survivors

Memorial to 222 children who died at Bethany Home to be unveiled

Mar 11th 2014, 9:31 AM 7,866 Views 5 Comments

The memorial is dedicated to the young babies and children who died while in the care of the home between 1922 and 1949.

# protestant - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims
# Belfast
# Belfast

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:38 AM 4,844 Views 133 Comments

The attack, which happened 20 years ago today, was one of the most notorious incidents of The Troubles.

# protestant - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Bethany Home survivors look into bringing government to court
# Redress
# Redress

Bethany Home survivors look into bringing government to court

Oct 17th 2013, 9:30 AM 2,946 Views 12 Comments

Derek Leinster said that there has been some good news regarding a memorial at Mount Jerome cemetery.

# protestant - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Sectarianism "is alive" in Dublin's Church of Ireland community - Archbishop
# Sectarianism
# Sectarianism

Sectarianism "is alive" in Dublin's Church of Ireland community - Archbishop

Oct 16th 2013, 10:44 AM 6,824 Views 33 Comments

Church of Ireland Archbishop Of Dublin Michael Jackson says that there remains a “a deeply dug in antagonism to difference” within the church community.

# protestant - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Protestant FG councillors say their schools are being discriminated against
# Protestant Schools
# Protestant Schools

Protestant FG councillors say their schools are being discriminated against

Sep 11th 2013, 7:08 PM 9,785 Views 69 Comments

The thirteen councillors say that changes to pupil/teacher ratios are “putting Protestant schools beyond the means of ordinary Protestants”.

# protestant - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools

Sep 7th 2013, 3:36 PM 12,037 Views 35 Comments

A man claiming to represent the Red Hand Defenders issued the threat, according to the Irish News.

# protestant - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus
# Belfast Flag Protests
# Belfast Flag Protests

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

Aug 29th 2013, 4:17 PM 4,547 Views 18 Comments

The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.

# protestant - Monday 22 July, 2013

Bethany Home survivors call for cross-border investigation into neglect
# Bethany Homes
# Bethany Homes

Bethany Home survivors call for cross-border investigation into neglect

Jul 22nd 2013, 3:00 PM 3,555 Views 18 Comments

The survivors are looking for their cross-border experiences of neglect to be investigated under the Joint Ministerial Council of the Belfast Good Friday Agreement.

# protestant - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts'
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts'

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:30 AM 13,699 Views 22 Comments

Do you know why shoes are taken off in Buddhist centres?

# protestant - Friday 29 March, 2013

Column: Not enough has been done to uphold the spirit of the Good Friday Agreement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Not enough has been done to uphold the spirit of the Good Friday Agreement

Mar 29th 2013, 1:00 PM 42 Views 56 Comments

It’s true Northern Ireland has come a long way over the last fifteen years, but we cannot afford to hang the ‘mission accomplished’ banner over the peace process, writes David McCann.

# protestant - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Church of England says no to female bishops
# Coe
# Coe

Church of England says no to female bishops

Nov 20th 2012, 8:30 PM 6,055 Views 38 Comments

A move to permit women to serve as bishops within the Church of England has been blocked, leaving the church facing more years of contentious debate.

# protestant - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Column: The Troubles may have quietened, but the trauma lives on
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Troubles may have quietened, but the trauma lives on

Nov 3rd 2012, 12:00 PM 168 Views 32 Comments

Although the peace agreement came into effect in 1998, the pain didn’t stop for many, writes Richard Barklie.

# protestant - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO
# Religion
# Religion

Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO

Oct 18th 2012, 4:04 PM 13,969 Views 84 Comments

3.86 million people describe themselves as Catholic (84.2 per cent) while 277,237 people say that they have no religion.

# protestant - Monday 24 September, 2012

Germany's Catholics told to pay church tax or no sacraments
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Germany's Catholics told to pay church tax or no sacraments

Sep 24th 2012, 6:07 PM 14,381 Views 147 Comments

Anyone who does not pay between eight and 10 per cent of income tax to the church will no longer be able to receive sacraments or become a godparent.

# protestant - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Big drop in number of Irish people who describe themselves as religious
# Well Holy God
# Well Holy God

Big drop in number of Irish people who describe themselves as religious

Aug 8th 2012, 10:55 AM 9,177 Views 221 Comments

Less than half of the Irish population say that they are religious.

# protestant - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Historical bronze bell stolen from Kerry church
# Stolen
# Stolen

Historical bronze bell stolen from Kerry church

Jul 31st 2012, 11:56 AM 4,240 Views 15 Comments

The bell, which was held in a former Church of Ireland church, was made in the 1700s and weighs around 300lbs.

# protestant - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Orange Order would like to hold a parade in Dublin
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Orange Order would like to hold a parade in Dublin

Jul 3rd 2012, 4:13 PM 9,507 Views 145 Comments

A senior member of the Orange Order told the Seanad that the organisation wants to contribute to the “normalisation of relationships within these islands”.

# protestant - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Sinn Féin minister found guilty of religious discrimination
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Sinn Féin minister found guilty of religious discrimination

Jun 21st 2012, 1:11 PM 7,415 Views 90 Comments

Conor Murphy has been found guilty of discriminating against a Protestant applicant by Belfast’s Fair Employment Tribunal.

# protestant - Friday 6 April, 2012

Names of 3,700 Troubles victims read aloud
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Names of 3,700 Troubles victims read aloud

Apr 6th 2012, 3:42 PM 7,540 Views 46 Comments

The names of 3,700 people who killed during the Troubles were read aloud in Dublin’s Unitarian Church today to mark the 14th anniversary of the Good Friday peace agreement.

# protestant - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Going for Gault: Linfield pick midfielder as first Catholic captain
# Armband
From The42
# Armband

Going for Gault: Linfield pick midfielder as first Catholic captain

Aug 10th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,140 Views 0 Comments

For the first time in 125 years, Linfield FC will be led out by a Catholic captain.

# protestant - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Man due in court over Neil Lennon hate websites
# Neil Lennon
# Neil Lennon

Man due in court over Neil Lennon hate websites

Aug 3rd 2011, 8:54 AM 356 Views 2 Comments

The Celtic boss has been subjected to a sectarian hate campaign.