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# secular - Sunday 10 September, 2017

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?
# Secular
# Secular

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?

Sep 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 18,235 Views 69 Comments

The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.

# secular - Sunday 4 June, 2017

'Neutrality and pluralism are not particularly good reasons for taking God out of our Constitution'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Neutrality and pluralism are not particularly good reasons for taking God out of our Constitution'

Jun 4th 2017, 9:30 AM 2,016 Views 180 Comments

There are certainly very strong philosophical reasons for accepting at least the existence of God, writes Dr Thomas Finegan.

# secular - Friday 2 June, 2017

Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped?

Jun 2nd 2017, 9:29 AM 46,683 Views 247 Comments

Some people think it’s not appropriate in modern Ireland.

# secular - Monday 14 March, 2016

Secular Schools Ireland to apply to run three new primary schools in Dublin
# Patronage
# Patronage

Secular Schools Ireland to apply to run three new primary schools in Dublin

Mar 14th 2016, 6:00 AM 20,904 Views 103 Comments

Some 96% of primary schools are under religious control.

# secular - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Primary schools in 23 towns to change patronage following survey
# Patronage
# Patronage

Primary schools in 23 towns to change patronage following survey

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:48 AM 13,337 Views 86 Comments

The change comes after surveys were carried out in 38 towns across the country.

# secular - 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 1,625 Views 388 Comments

Most schools in Ireland are far from inclusive to non-Catholics, writes Jane Donnelly – and this needs to change.

# secular - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Funerals in Ireland: What are your options?
# Funeral
# Funeral

Funerals in Ireland: What are your options?

May 13th 2012, 9:15 AM 28,083 Views 25 Comments

Online funeral planning, green burials and cremation – there’s more than one way to organise your big send-off.

# secular - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Europe is threatened by 'militant secularism' - British Cabinet minister
# Belief
# Belief

Europe is threatened by 'militant secularism' - British Cabinet minister

Feb 14th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,874 Views 75 Comments

A Conservative minister said that some athiests have the same intolerant instincts as authoritarian regimes.

# secular - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Early results indicate Turkey's ruling party likely to win third term
# Turkey
# Turkey

Early results indicate Turkey's ruling party likely to win third term

Jun 12th 2011, 5:50 PM 164 Views 1 Comment

The government of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan may seek to reform the country’s military-era constitution in its third term.

# secular - Monday 11 April, 2011

France's face veil ban takes effect today
Live Apr 11th 2011, 10:14 AM

France's face veil ban takes effect today