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#religious education

# religious-education - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Opinion: Religion is a choice - not an obligation. Let's make religious classes opt-in

Our schools may be Catholic, but young Irish families, increasingly, are not, writes David Graham of Education Equality.

# religious-education - Monday 12 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember These Alive-O Songs From Primary School? Connected

How Well Do You Remember These Alive-O Songs From Primary School?

Put those Religion classes to use, 90s kids.

# religious-education - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Religion in the classroom: How other countries in the EU deal with it

Ireland is not the first country to experience these types of issues around religion and education.

# religious-education - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'She's coming home singing Ave Maria': Religion from the back of the classroom

Ireland’s non-religious parents face some tough choices about how their children participate.

# religious-education - Saturday 30 July, 2016

The State employs 154 religious chaplains in secondary schools around the country

The cost of their employment is €9.5 million.

# religious-education - Monday 16 May, 2016

'Like most of my friends, I baptised my children so they could go to school': The anger of Ireland's non-religious parents

Documents released to TheJournal.ie under freedom of information show the anger of Ireland’s non-religious parents.

# religious-education - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Poll: Should children be allowed to go home early to avoid religion class? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children be allowed to go home early to avoid religion class?

Reforms expected to be announced later today could make it easier for children to opt-out.

# religious-education - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Column: Louise O’Keeffe ruling shows Ireland's school patronage system is unworkable

The State is responsible for the rights of students in the national school system even if the schools are run by patron bodies, writes Peter Ferguson.