Author: Victoria Johnston
Organisers of the National Ploughing Championship say they’re hopeful the good weather will encourage more people to attend. Over 300,000 people are expected to attend one of Europe’s largest outdoor events over the next 3 days, which is being held in Fenagh in Co. Carlow. 1,700 exhibitors will also be present at the site, showcasing […]
A church bell ringer is still going strong at 95 years of age! Cyril Galbraith, originally from Limerick but living in Dublin, has been ringing church bells for 81 years. He even described his hobby as the perfect “mindfulness” after it helped him deal with the loss of his beloved wife. Mr Galbraith’s friends at […]
Ireland can make waves at the Rugby World Cup.. That’s according to Irish rugby legend Tony Ward. Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt named his 31-man squad for the 6-week tournament on Monday, amid concerns around the team’s patchy form in recent months. However the former British and Irish Lion says this may benefit Ireland in […]
In his latest public declaration of faith, pop star Justin Bieber shared a video on Instagram to his 117 million Instagram followers encouraging them to put their trust in Jesus. The two clips features a well-known pastor preaching about having trust in Jesus. The posts have had positive feedback from his Christian followers, with many […]
A major new Irish study has found that older people who go to church have better mental health. The research was conducted by a team at Trinity College Dublin, it took place over six years, and involved more than 6,000 adults aged 50 and over. The results published last week found that regular religious attendance […]
A beautiful and emotional moment greeted viewers of the Tour de France last week. After the final day of racing, there was a new Champion, 22 year old Colombian, Egan Bernal. Tears flowed as he greeted his younger brother with a hug, a kiss on the forehead and then they each blessed each other with […]
Fionn Fereirra, an 18-year-old student from Ballydehob in County Cork has won the top prize at the Google Science Fair in the United States for his project which removes microplastics from water.
Lauren Daigle’s album ‘Look Up Child’ has set a new Billboard record. It has been at number one on the Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart for 39 weeks now. The album recently won her a Grammy,and was certified platinum and she became the first female to have a song on both the Christian Airplay and […]
An Irish nun from Co.Clare has been awarded a prestigious medal for teaching and promoting interfaith relations in Pakistan. Sr Berchmans spent almost 70 years working in Pakistan, where she taught Muslim, Christian, Parsi and Hindu children. St Mary’s University in London has awarded her the Benedict Medal, which is the Catholic University’s highest honour, […]
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