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So, what exactly are humanists? | Irish Examiner

So, what exactly are humanists? | Irish Examiner. (you can read the whole article at the link above)

n a few months, anyone in Ireland should be able to get legally married by a humanist (or any other suitable non-religious) celebrant. Following an amendment to the 2004 Civil Registration Bill last month, the Humanist Association […]

Republic of Ireland abandoning religion faster than almost every other country in the world – The Independent

Republic of Ireland abandoning religion faster than almost every other country in the world – Europe – World – The Independent.

The Irish commitment to the Catholic religion is fast draining away, according to a new poll which points to a dramatic plunge in those who regard themselves as religious.

Worldwide, only Vietnam experienced a […]

Will it ever be Ireland without a prayer? – Lifestyle – Independent.ie

Will it ever be Ireland without a prayer?

It was the front page headline of The Times — “Christianity on the rack as judge bans public prayer” — that captured the mood of conservative Britain this week. ‘We’re doing 10 times more humanist wedding ceremonies than we were doing as recently as five years ago. […]

New President of Ireland includes Humanist ‘reflection’ at inauguration

New President of Ireland includes Humanist ‘reflection’ at inauguration | International Humanist and Ethical Union.

The inauguration of Michael D. Higgins as President of Ireland on Friday, November 11 2011, broke new ground by including a ‘reflection’ by a Humanist. Susie Kennedy, a representative of the Humanist Association of Ireland, spoke at the ceremony immediately […]

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