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# atheist-ireland - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Atheist Ireland defends mock broadcast depicting God as rapist
# Atheist Ireland
# Atheist Ireland

Atheist Ireland defends mock broadcast depicting God as rapist

Jan 3rd 2021, 3:19 PM 74,661 Views 243 Comments

RTÉ apologised yesterday for the sketch after receiving some 600 complaints.

# atheist-ireland - Sunday 28 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 28th 2018, 9:51 AM 14,196 Views 71 Comments

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
# Yes Or No
# Yes Or No

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

Oct 24th 2018, 7:01 PM 15,000 Views 50 Comments

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'
# Perception
# Perception

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

Apr 19th 2015, 9:00 PM 19,455 Views 40 Comments

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
# VINB
# VINB

For his next challenge Vincent Browne is taking on God

Aug 4th 2013, 7:00 AM 15,740 Views 340 Comments

‘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
# Council Of State
# Council Of State

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

Jul 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 12,358 Views 145 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jul 28th 2013, 8:30 AM 901 Views 273 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jan 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,064 Views 40 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

Churches and lobby groups to address Oireachtas abortion hearings

Jan 10th 2013, 8:31 AM 3,950 Views 65 Comments

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.
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 1st 2012, 7:00 AM 1,552 Views 388 Comments

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
# Belief
# Belief

Atheists criticise religion exam at student teacher college

Feb 28th 2012, 12:48 PM 9,112 Views 190 Comments

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
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Atheists kick off ‘Honest to Godless’ census campaign

Jan 14th 2011, 8:02 AM 2,269 Views 0 Comments

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