John Hamill

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Atheist Ireland has launched a report in which it says the State’s religious education course is breaching human and Constitutional rights. Pictured at the publication were Michael Nugent, chair of Atheist Ireland, and Jane Donnelly. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Many students in secondary schools are being forced to study religious education despite rules which state it is an optional subject, it has been cla(...)

The Old School House, Avoca

If walls could speak, The Old School House in Avoca would have some stories to tell. As the name suggests, it was built in 1887 as a school, but 120 (...)

A handful of students are turning up to weekly Masses held in some third-level colleges, new figures show. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A handful of students are turning up to weekly Masses held in some third-level colleges, new figures show. While colleges and universities spend abou(...)