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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Sindy Joyce, Esme Lewis, Jillian Brennan
Sindy Joyce, Esme Lewis, Jillian Brennan

HAI deliver humanist reflection at National Day of Commemoration

Image above: Sindy Joyce (Member of Council of State), Esme Lewis (Artist) & Jillian Brennan (HAI CEO)  HAI CEO, Jillian Brennan, delivered the humanist reflection at the 2024 National Day of Commemoration in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Sunday 14th July. The event honours all those Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or…

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