Irish Catholic Education


Sir, - Like Gary Byrnes (Nov 28th), I too denounce most vehemently the terrible experience that "Catholic Education" was - and perhaps still is - both at school and sometimes at home. He doesn't go on to say that when "the brainwashing wears off" the pain that floods in can be unendurable.To think that church and State in Ireland have colluded for so long in attempting to break the spirit of so many children is almost beyond comprehension.It therefore becomes the responsibility of those of us who have become enlightened to show, in whatever way possible, that true spirit cannot be broken. - Yours, etc.,Joan De Vere Jennings,York Road,Dun Laoghaire,Co Dublin.