The current Editor, Michael Kelly was appointed in October 2012.
125 year history
The Irish Catholic is Ireland’s biggest and best-selling religious newspaper.
It was founded in 1888 by T.D. Sullivan, a former Lord Mayor of Dublin. The Irish Catholic, published weekly, provides a lively mix of news, analysis and informed commentary about the Church and social issues as they affect Ireland and the wider-world. The Irish Catholic is considered to be Ireland’s most-influential independent Catholic newspaper, having always been owned and managed by laypeople. The Irish Catholic has established itself as an authoritative voice of matters of religious and social importance.
To truthfully present and promote the Catholic Faith and highlight in a thought provoking manner the religious, social and moral issues of the day that affect our readers and the broader faith community.