Eamonn Conway

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The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, which represents 700 US firms such as Facebook and Google,  said it was vital that Ireland attracts talent to fill the growing number of opportunities within its companies. Photograph: Eric Luke

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has sought the removal of the “Baptism barrier” from access to schools on the basis that it would make Irelan(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin estimates just 5 per cent of Catholic primary schools in Dublin are oversubscribed. Photograph: The Irish Times

Up to 10 per cent of places in Catholic schools should be set aside for unbaptised children or those of minority faiths, according to a new group of C(...)

The curriculum would focus on learning about the major forms of religions, traditions and views of people around the world, including secular beliefs. Photograph: Getty

Fears over “curriculum overload” have emerged as one of the key concerns in a consultation process over controversial plans to introduce classes about(...)

A prominent Catholic educator has criticised the new  Education about Religions and Beliefs (ERB) and ethics programme for primary schools. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The proposed programme for religions and ethics in primary schools was designed to banish expressions of faith from the classroom, a prominent Catholi(...)