Posts Tagged ‘Irish society’

Canterbury Rose scoops Tralee title

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

New Zealand’s newly crowned Rose of Tralee will be swapping her ball gown for workboots and safety gear today. Judeena Carpenter, representing the Christchurch Irish Society, won the 2013 title ahead of seven other Roses in New Plymouth on Saturday night. It was the first time the competition had been held in the region for Read more

Catholic Church in Ireland ‘too timid’ to engage with society

Friday, July 20th, 2012

The Archbishop of Dublin has told the Catholic Church in Ireland it is “too timid” in bringing the Christian message to the problems of society. In a homily in his pro-cathedral, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said the Church “should be active and present in society, drawing attention to suffering and repression of any kind and being Read more