The Humanist Association of Ireland

compassion - equality - reason


About humanism in Ireland

Humanism is a philosophy and the Humanist Association of Ireland 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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HAI CEO attends 1916 Commemoration

Our CEO, Jillian Brennan, attended the annual 1916 Commemoration Ceremony at Arbour Hill on Wednesday 4th May. Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, hosted the ceremony, and President Higgins and the Taoiseach were also in attendance. The annual commemoration at Arbour Hill is the longest running State ceremony to commemorate the Easter Rising and the executed…

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