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School children tell us what they think about how they learn about religion

Here is what they had to say…

AS 96% OF Irish primary schools are religious-run, enrolment policies are coming under more and more scrutiny each September. In this three-day special series, TheJournal.ie explores the role religion plays in our classrooms and what’s being done in the sector.’

The debate on religion in Ireland’s schools can become dominated by religious institutions, politicians and parents.

As part of our religion and primary education series we’ve spoken to some school children about their experiences.

Here is what they had to say…

Source: TheJournal.ie/YouTube

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