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#School patronage

# school-patronage - Friday 24 March, 2017

FactCheck: Are Catholic schools more socially diverse than other schools?

FactCheck referees a dispute between representatives of the Iona Institute and Educate Together.

# school-patronage - Monday 7 December, 2015

The Archbishop of Dublin says parents who don't want their kids to do religion have a point

But he says Catholic education is “not poison”.

# school-patronage - Sunday 9 August, 2015

'Parents and teachers are scared': Why won't more schools give up their Catholic patronage?

Many have staunchly resisted calls to amalgamate or divest.

# school-patronage - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Column: Let's take the Sacraments out of class time (and out of teachers' hands)

Instead of spending 20-30 hours of curriculum time focusing on the Sacraments, preparation should take place after school hours.

# school-patronage - 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.

# school-patronage - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Educate Together named as patron for five new secondary schools

The multi-denominational education body was appointed for the role in more than half of new schools.

# school-patronage - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Quinn: I've been caricatured as enemy of the Catholic Church

The education minister said the debate around school patronage had become distorted.