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by mkaobrih
Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Article by Jane Donnelly in The Journal
Replies: 0
Views: 2564

Article by Jane Donnelly in The Journal

http://www.thejournal.ie/readme/column-religion-should-be-taken-out-of-schools-leave-it-at-home-656461-Nov2012/?utm_source=shortlink THERE ARE TWO good reasons why State schools should be run on a secular basis. But first, it is important to explain that a secular school is not the same thing as an ...
by mkaobrih
Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Irish Times article featuring members of Atheist Ireland
Replies: 5
Views: 4074

Irish Times article featuring members of Atheist Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2012/1026/1224325730359.html by JOE HUMPHREYS The winds of change are blowing through the world of atheism, as it seeks a softening of its ‘Dawkinsian’ attitude to religion and a more inclusive approach ATHEISTS ARE on the march. Census results published ...
by mkaobrih
Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: The rise and rise of the non-religious
Replies: 4
Views: 3784

Re: The rise and rise of the non-religious

paolovf wrote:I personally prefer forums like this over Facebook and Twitter to discuss things properly.
So do I but it looks like that's where it's heading.
by mkaobrih
Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: The rise and rise of the non-religious
Replies: 4
Views: 3784

Re: The rise and rise of the non-religious

Off topic: why has the popularity of this forum declined? Also the RDF site has similarly declined. [My attempt to post the above link there was met with "This item has been rejected"] Toodles, F Activity here seems to have moved to facebook and twitter which are very active at the expense of this ...
by mkaobrih
Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:40 am
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: HAI AGM
Replies: 1
Views: 2431

Re: HAI AGM

HAI wrote:HAI will hold its AGM on Sunday 4th November 2012 @ 5:30pm at Buswell’s Hotel, Molesworth St, Dublin 2.
by mkaobrih
Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:37 am
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: AI AGM Dublin early september **UPDATE**
Replies: 11
Views: 6566

Re: AI AGM Dublin early september **UPDATE**

Atheist Ireland’s fourth Annual General meeting will take place next Saturday, 20 October 2012, from 2-5 pm in Buswell’s Hotel on Molesworth Street, Dublin. We’ll be reviewing our activity for the last year, and planning our priorities for the next year. All members of Atheist Ireland may attend, a...
by mkaobrih
Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Ruairi Quinn plans forum on removing Catholic Patronage
Replies: 147
Views: 48333

Re: Ruairi Quinn plans forum on removing Catholic Patronage

debate on rte last night with priest, minister, ET rep, and CNS rep.
http://www.rte.ie/player/#!v=10058532
by mkaobrih
Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: Special Reports in the Examiner
Replies: 0
Views: 2936

Special Reports in the Examiner

Interesting and eye opening reports by Conor Ryan in the Irish examiner day 2 of a special. I wonder if more is to come. http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/special-report-day-2-schools-reject-abuse-pay-pleas-209544.html Religious orders can avoid getting the consent of the Charity Commissioners wh...