The Humanist Association of Ireland - HAI

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About humanism in Ireland

Humanism is a philosophy and the Humanist Association of Ireland (HAI) is a community of people who believe in humanist principles and aspire to a fair, balanced, ethical and responsible secular society.

The HAI advocates for the equal treatment of people of no religion by the State and provides a forum for people to meet, share experiences and develop their humanist ideals in an informal, friendly, and inclusive environment.


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Parents of pre-schoolers having no say in Catholic divestment scheme

Two multi-denominational school organisations, An Foras Patrunachta and Educate Together, raised concerns to the Minister for Education about parents of pre-schoolers having no say in Catholic school divestment scheme. Aodhan O Riordan, a Labour Party TD and a former national school principal said: “Without an advocate for change, and with those parents in sixth class…

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