Irish Catholics

'The Nuns Have Destroyed My Life'

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

Maureen Sullivan is the youngest known survivor admitted to one of the Magdalene laundries. She was an innocent 12-year-old child when taken from h...

Irish Government Says Sorry To Victims Of 'Magdalene Laundries'

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

The Irish government has apologised to the thousands of women locked up in Catholic-run workhouses known as Magdalene laundries between 1922 and 1996....

Leader Of Irish Catholic Church Apologises For Child Abuse Priest

PA | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

The leader of the Catholic church in Ireland has apologised to a victim of paedophile priest, Father Brendan Smyth. Brendan Boland was among those ...

Catholic Priests Who Sparked Celibacy Debate Meet In Ireland

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

An organisation that found the majority of Irish Catholics want to ordain women and allow priests to marry is meeting on Monday to discuss the future ...

'Painful And A Betrayal': Vatican Releases Report On Child Abuse In Ireland

Posted 20.03.2012 | UK

The Vatican has described abuse within the Irish Catholic church as "painful" and a 'betrayal", acknowledging it led to a "loss of trust" with priests...