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#Protestant

# protestant - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Remembering the woman who stood up to the Catholic Church over mixed marriage

Sheila Cloney was caught in the middle of a fight which saw Catholics boycott Protestant businesses, farms and schools.

# protestant - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 16 memories anyone who grew up Protestant will recognise SUNDAY SCHOOL

# protestant - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising TALES FROM THE OTHER SIDE This post contains images

From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising

A new exhibition looks at how minority communities in Dublin responded to 1916.

# protestant - Saturday 26 March, 2016

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

The Humanists Association of Ireland want people to consider how they really feel.

# protestant - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The mother of 'disappeared' Catholic woman Lisa Dorrian has died RIP

The mother of 'disappeared' Catholic woman Lisa Dorrian has died

Pat Dorrian (59) passed away in hospital yesterday. Her daughter Lisa disappeared in February 2005.

# protestant - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches Gothic Remains This post contains videos

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches

And give a fascinating insight into our religious history.

# protestant - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence

He said that Albania was an “inspiring example” of religious harmony.

# protestant - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Opinion: No person or institution can be left behind in the mother-and-baby home inquiry

There are serious concerns about the forthcoming mother-and-baby home inquiry; there is no international judge and a glaring lack of public debate.

# protestant - Sunday 6 July, 2014

The Protestant orphanage where children were whipped, beaten --- and everyone had the same name

Survivors are calling for the Westbank home, in Greystones, Co Wicklow, to be included in the wide-ranging inquiry tasked with investigating the State’s network of mother-and-baby homes.

# protestant - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen

Victims of mother-and-baby homes as well as the Bethany Homes must finally have their voices heard.

# protestant - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Extract: How 'throwing at cocks' took root in Ireland

Professor James Kelly explains how tying a rooster to a post and throwing sticks at it until it died was considered sport in the 17th century.

# protestant - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Memorial to 222 children who died at Bethany Home to be unveiled

The memorial is dedicated to the young babies and children who died while in the care of the home between 1922 and 1949.

# protestant - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims

The attack, which happened 20 years ago today, was one of the most notorious incidents of The Troubles.

# protestant - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Bethany Home survivors look into bringing government to court

Derek Leinster said that there has been some good news regarding a memorial at Mount Jerome cemetery.

# protestant - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Sectarianism "is alive" in Dublin's Church of Ireland community - Archbishop

Church of Ireland Archbishop Of Dublin Michael Jackson says that there remains a “a deeply dug in antagonism to difference” within the church community.

# protestant - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Protestant FG councillors say their schools are being discriminated against

The thirteen councillors say that changes to pupil/teacher ratios are “putting Protestant schools beyond the means of ordinary Protestants”.

# protestant - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools

A man claiming to represent the Red Hand Defenders issued the threat, according to the Irish News.

# protestant - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.

# protestant - Monday 22 July, 2013

Bethany Home survivors call for cross-border investigation into neglect

The survivors are looking for their cross-border experiences of neglect to be investigated under the Joint Ministerial Council of the Belfast Good Friday Agreement.

# protestant - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts'

Do you know why shoes are taken off in Buddhist centres?

# protestant - Friday 29 March, 2013

Column: Not enough has been done to uphold the spirit of the Good Friday Agreement

It’s true Northern Ireland has come a long way over the last fifteen years, but we cannot afford to hang the ‘mission accomplished’ banner over the peace process, writes David McCann.

# protestant - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Church of England says no to female bishops Coe

Church of England says no to female bishops

A move to permit women to serve as bishops within the Church of England has been blocked, leaving the church facing more years of contentious debate.

# protestant - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Column: The Troubles may have quietened, but the trauma lives on

Although the peace agreement came into effect in 1998, the pain didn’t stop for many, writes Richard Barklie.

# protestant - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO

3.86 million people describe themselves as Catholic (84.2 per cent) while 277,237 people say that they have no religion.

# protestant - Monday 24 September, 2012

Germany’s Catholics told to pay church tax or no sacraments

Anyone who does not pay between eight and 10 per cent of income tax to the church will no longer be able to receive sacraments or become a godparent.

# protestant - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Big drop in number of Irish people who describe themselves as religious

Less than half of the Irish population say that they are religious.

# protestant - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Historical bronze bell stolen from Kerry church

The bell, which was held in a former Church of Ireland church, was made in the 1700s and weighs around 300lbs.

# protestant - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Orange Order would like to hold a parade in Dublin

A senior member of the Orange Order told the Seanad that the organisation wants to contribute to the “normalisation of relationships within these islands”.

# protestant - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Sinn Féin minister found guilty of religious discrimination

Conor Murphy has been found guilty of discriminating against a Protestant applicant by Belfast’s Fair Employment Tribunal.

# protestant - Friday 6 April, 2012

Names of 3,700 Troubles victims read aloud

The names of 3,700 people who killed during the Troubles were read aloud in Dublin’s Unitarian Church today to mark the 14th anniversary of the Good Friday peace agreement.

# protestant - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

From The42 Going for Gault: Linfield pick midfielder as first Catholic captain Armband

Going for Gault: Linfield pick midfielder as first Catholic captain

For the first time in 125 years, Linfield FC will be led out by a Catholic captain.

# protestant - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Man due in court over Neil Lennon hate websites

The Celtic boss has been subjected to a sectarian hate campaign.