Rhona Tarrant

Politics & Society Dispatches
March 07, 2017
For the first time since the partition of Ireland, Unionists are not in a majority in Stormont, where Northern Ireland’s parliament meets.
Politics & Society Dispatches
January 26, 2017
"The church is in a different space," says Archbishop Martin. "We must be more invitational, using a ministry of presence, gently explaining the message of the church and inviting people in."
Politics & Society Dispatches
January 10, 2017

The illegal occupation came at the end of a year during which Ireland has seen record numbers forced onto the streets.

Politics & Society Signs Of the Times
November 09, 2016
The call to liberalize Ireland’s abortion laws has created significant political pressure.
Politics & Society Dispatches
October 26, 2016
The assembly will be examining what is widely referred to as the Eighth Amendment, which gives effect to Ireland’s ban on abortion.
Politics & Society Signs Of the Times
September 15, 2016
Once over money and territory, violence in the country has taken a more destructive turn.
August 11, 2016
The Archbishop of Dublin taking to the national airwaves to address “Grindr, which is a gay dating site,” managed to jolt the listening public in Ireland.
August 02, 2016
The decision from Archbishop Martin comes after anonymous letters alleged a culture of gay activity at the college.
June 27, 2016
Perhaps the most worrying prospect for Northern Ireland is the reintroduction of border controls with the Republic.
Signs Of the Times
June 09, 2016
In a small country where homelessness has never been a significant problem, the figures are striking.