Michael Nugent, chairman of Atheist Ireland, says  the Irish law on blasphemy is used by regimes overseas to defend persecution of minorities.

Atheist Ireland has urged voters to remove the “medieval” offence of blasphemy from the Constitution in next month’s referendum. The ballot takes pl(...)

Living in a secular society does not silence the religious, nor does it prevent them from engaging in political activity. Picture:  Martin Luther King Jr

In 1968, the New York Times predicted that by “the 21st Century, religious believers are likely to be found only in small sects, huddled together to r(...)