Posts Tagged ‘Limerick’

Priest wins $25,000 in local Irish lotto draw

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

A popular Irish priest has won NZ$25,000 in a local lotto draw. Limerick-based Fr Pat Currivan won 16,000 Euros in Oola’s lotto. The priest says he will use the winnings to do much needed home improvements. “It came just at the right time and that will pay for it. I got a phone call on Read more

Civil case filed against Irish bishop who fathered child

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

A woman has filed civil proceedings against Bishop Eamon Casey, who scandalised Ireland in the 1990s after it was revealed he had fathered a child. The woman, from Limerick, has initiated proceedings against Bishop Casey, who is now 88, suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and living in nursing home in County Clare. A summons has been Read more

Irish nun calls for Church apology for treatment of women

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

An Irish nun is seeking an apology from the Catholic Church for its treatment of women. Sr Eileen Lenihan’s call came in Limerick at the first diocesan synod to be held in Ireland in 50 years. Sr Lenihan said: “The apology that is being called for, perhaps it needs to come from the Church, radically Read more