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Communities resist pressure to dump religious ethos from schools

School communities across the country have given their backing to Catholic education, as a highly-publicised pilot scheme on converting Catholic schools to secular ones is finding little push for change following “rigorous” consultation. Even Taoseach Leo Varadkar has indicated no desire for change in his own constituency. After dozens of Catholic schools and hundreds of…

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Call for urgent action on new climate report to stop ‘devastation’

Ireland’s political leaders must “urgently act” on a new report on climate change which highlights numerous options to reduce harmful emissions in order to help the poorest, Church-charity Trócaire has said. The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a major report on Monday which brings the latest evidence on solutions to climate change…

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