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# baptism-barrier - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Religion to be formally removed as entry-requirement from most primary schools from today
# Baptism Barrier
# Baptism Barrier

Religion to be formally removed as entry-requirement from most primary schools from today

Oct 3rd 2018, 7:53 AM 34,191 Views 120 Comments

The so-called ‘baptism barrier’ is set to be removed by the Minister for Education today.

# baptism-barrier - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Baptism barrier in schools set to be lifted this year
# Baptism Barrier
# Baptism Barrier

Baptism barrier in schools set to be lifted this year

May 9th 2018, 7:29 AM 45,797 Views 223 Comments

The new rules are expected to take effect this year.

# baptism-barrier - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'No more baptism barrier': Catholic schools won't use religion as admission criteria, says Bruton
# Religious Reasons
# Religious Reasons

'No more baptism barrier': Catholic schools won't use religion as admission criteria, says Bruton

Jun 28th 2017, 10:29 PM 25,203 Views 169 Comments

There will still be exceptions in cases of minority schools, the Minister said.

# baptism-barrier - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'All the children that live in our building got places in local schools - our daughter didn't'
# Baptism Barrier
# Baptism Barrier

'All the children that live in our building got places in local schools - our daughter didn't'

May 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 22,965 Views 74 Comments

The family’s story sparked a debate on the controversial ‘Catholics first’ policy in many primary schools.

# baptism-barrier - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Religion in schools: 'My son comes home saying things like, 'God makes it rain''
# Read Me
# Read Me

Religion in schools: 'My son comes home saying things like, 'God makes it rain''

May 7th 2017, 9:30 AM 14,308 Views 421 Comments

For many parents the real problems begin once their child has secured a place in school.

# baptism-barrier - Monday 23 January, 2017

Debate Room: 'It's only fair that Catholic children are prioritised in Catholic schools'
# Baptism Barrier
# Baptism Barrier

Debate Room: 'It's only fair that Catholic children are prioritised in Catholic schools'

Jan 23rd 2017, 7:30 PM 2,756 Views 145 Comments

Minister for Education, Richard Bruton, plans to legislate on the controversial school admissions system soon. But what about the right of minority faiths to prioritise pupils of their faith?

# baptism-barrier - Monday 16 January, 2017

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier
# School Admissions
# School Admissions

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier

Jan 16th 2017, 7:46 PM 26,072 Views 256 Comments

As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.