Crosscare and Mercy … The Dublin of Catherine McAuley hasn’t gone away. Dublin remains a city of opposites - wealth and glaring poverty. Those experiencing homelessness are among the most marginalised in our society
A public art installation highlighting the crime of human trafficking has just completed its month-long tour around Ireland. The GIFT Box is a walk-in sculpture designed to raise awareness of this human rights abuse.
On St Valentine’s Day 14th February 2017 the Sexual Offences Bill was passed in Dáil Éireann. On the 8th of March 2017, International Womens Day, an event was held at City Hall to mark the passing of this important bill.
The announcement of a Jubilee year of Mercy caused a wave of excitement around the Catholic world and none so more than among members of the Sisters of Mercy and their collaborators, associates and partners in ministry.
Catherine McAuley calls on us to “never speak with contempt of any nation, profession, or class of people.” In her day, there were few groups in society viewed with greater contempt than women and girls in prostitution.
Just shortly after 3:00 pm, Pugin Hall in Maynooth began its function in receiving those who had travelled to the University to participate in the day's events. These events would culminate in Sr. Margaret Casey's reception of an Honorary Doctorate.
One of the fundamental characteristics of the trade in human beings worldwide is that it is often conducted through highly sophisticated criminal networks that span nations and continents. To counter this deplorable trade, we must also develop internation
One of the primary functions of our archives service is to respond to research enquiries and to make information available to researchers. We receive enquiries from a variety of sources and on a range of topics but this year one issue has dominated;
The early Celtic Christian monks regarded their burial place as the scene of their resurrection. The tradition is still deep in the Irish soul and so each Summer people gather wherever their dead are buried to celebrate Mass for the repose of the souls...
When Catherine McAuley was a young woman in the Callaghan household in Coolock, she encountered a servant girl who came to her desperate for help. This girl worked for a local family, a male member of which was intimidating her with sexual advances.