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    # 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 34,797 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 40,851 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    • Completed reports and surveys on school patronage lie unpublished while the Department continues to meet with the Irish Episcopal Conference every month.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 7,281 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 471 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.

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