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Raheny schools to stay under Catholic patronage after heated debate

Three schools in Raheny are to stay under Catholic patronage after heated debate in the North Dublin community, and despite the lobbying of a local TD. The three schools took part in a pilot scheme that investigated local interest for divestment, but Minister for Education Norma Foley confirmed they were “not amenable to or potential…

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Shared education funding cuts ‘detrimental’ to young people

Catholic and Protestant schools’ bodies in the North have expressed “deep disappointment” at cuts to shared education initiatives, despite their “clear benefits”. Shared education projects bring staff and pupils from different religious backgrounds together on a regular basis, but funding will be halved this year and cease entirely from 2024 under Stormont’s 2023-24 budget. The…

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