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#LOSING FAITH

# losing-faith - Monday 14 June, 2021

Religion in schools: 'My son was upset - a friend told him he wasn't going to heaven'
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Religion in schools: 'My son was upset - a friend told him he wasn't going to heaven'

Jun 14th 2021, 9:30 PM 35,021 Views 114 Comments
  • In part two of a deep dive into the stalemate in providing choice in primary education, Peter McGuire hears from parents and teachers.
  • Families speak of being forced into Catholic schools because of hours-long daily commutes to 'nearest' multi-denominational.
  • While 'opting out' of religious instruction is facilitated by many schools, many parents say their children feel isolated and upset.
State on a go-slow in moving primary education from majority Catholic grip
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State on a go-slow in moving primary education from majority Catholic grip

Jun 14th 2021, 12:23 PM 41,017 Views 42 Comments
  • In this first of a two-part deep dive into the promised creation of better educational choice, Peter McGuire finds a process in paralysis.
  • Just 13 multi-denominational schools have been established under divestment Catholic schools in the past 8 years.
  • Completed reports and surveys on school patronage lie unpublished while the Department continues to meet with the Irish Episcopal Conference every month.

# losing-faith - Friday 8 September, 2017

Ex-captain calls for change at county board level to progress Offaly hurling
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Ex-captain calls for change at county board level to progress Offaly hurling

Sep 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 7,306 Views 0 Comments

Dr Brendan Murphy hurled with Offaly for 13 years and is now team doctor with Tipperary.

# losing-faith - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven
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Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven

Mar 19th 2013, 7:00 PM 522 Views 175 Comments

The choosing of a new pope has brought a positive feeling about the Roman Catholic Church and a sense of new beginnings, says Patricia McNally, who explains why her faith is so important to her.