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#Atheist Ireland

# atheist-ireland - Sunday 28 October, 2018

'We have finally removed a medieval crime': Campaigners hail blasphemy vote

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said the vote sent a strong message about Irish values.

# atheist-ireland - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Undecided on the blasphemy referendum? Campaigners go head-to-head to help you decide

The vote to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution takes place on Friday.

# atheist-ireland - Sunday 19 April, 2015

'Father Ted taught the Catholic Church how to laugh at itself'

But just how much of an impact did it have on the public?

# atheist-ireland - Sunday 4 August, 2013

For his next challenge Vincent Browne is taking on God

‘Challenging God with Vincent Browne’ starts tonight on TV3.

# atheist-ireland - Monday 29 July, 2013

Tánaiste will swear oath ‘in the presence of Almighty God’ despite being agnostic

Eamon Gilmore will take the oath required of all members of the Council of State today despite being agnostic and lobbying from Atheist Ireland.

# atheist-ireland - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Column: Why it's time to get rid of Ireland's blasphemy laws

Blasphemy laws have a chilling effect on freedom of expression and have no place in a modern democracy like Ireland, writes Michael Nugent.

# atheist-ireland - Friday 11 January, 2013

10 interesting moments from day three of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion

Thursday was the final day of Oireachtas hearings on how to implement legislation for the X case with religious and advocacy groups having their thoughts heard.

# atheist-ireland - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Churches and lobby groups to address Oireachtas abortion hearings

The third and final day is a busy one, with pro-choice, pro-life and several faith groups all weighing in on abortion.

# atheist-ireland - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Column: Religion should be taken out of schools. Leave it at home.

Most schools in Ireland are far from inclusive to non-Catholics, writes Jane Donnelly – and this needs to change.

# atheist-ireland - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Atheists criticise religion exam at student teacher college

Students at Hibernia College are given course notes which say atheism produced “the worst horrors history has ever witnessed”.

# atheist-ireland - Friday 14 January, 2011

Atheists kick off ‘Honest to Godless’ census campaign

The secular lobby group asks people not to tick the ‘Catholic’ box on the census if they don’t subscribe to that faith.