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Why choose a Catholic School?

Fr Michael Drumm, Chairperson of the Catholic Schools Partnership answers the question ‘Why choose a Catholic School?’.

Bishop McKeown talks about Catholic education in Northern Ireland

Bishop Donal McKeown, Auxiliary Bishop of Down and Connor talks about the challenges for Catholic Education in Northern Ireland and the role of education in a post-conflict situation.

Catholic Schools Partnership – Position paper 2011

A video interview with Fr. Michael Drumm, Chairperson of the Catholic Schools Partnership on the recent issue of their position paper on Catholic Schools.

Lecture Notes of Archbishop Martin at the Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools Convention 2011

PRESS RELEASE 31 March 2011 Mediating School Ethos as a Co-patron Lecture Notes of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland, at the Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools Convention 2011, White’s Hotel, Wexford We are experiencing a challenging time regarding education in Ireland.  There is great cultural ferment and a spirit […]

Bishops’ Council for Education response to Minister Quinn’s announcement concerning the Forum on Patronage and Pluralism in the Primary Sector

PRESS RELEASE 28 March 2011 Bishops’ Council for Education response to Minister Quinn’s announcement concerning the Forum on Patronage and Pluralism in the Primary Sector The Council for Education of the Irish Episcopal Conference welcomes the announcement by the Minister for Education and Skills, Mr Ruairi Quinn TD, of the appointment of Dr. John Coolahan, […]

Policy For The Religious Education Of Catholic Children Not Attending Catholic Schools March2011 GM

Policy for the Religious Education of Catholic Children not Attending Catholic Schools

Policy For The Religious Education of Catholic Children Not Attending Catholic Schools Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference 2011   Download pdf

Homily of Bishop Brendan Kelly for the Mass opening Catholic Schools Week 2011 broadcast by RTÉ1 television

PRESS RELEASE 30 January 2011 Homily of Bishop Brendan Kelly for the Mass opening Catholic Schools Week 2011 broadcast by RTÉ1 television Cardinal Brady introduces short documentary on Catholic schools in advance of Mass broadcast Bishop Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry and chair of the Council for Education of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, today celebrated […]

‘The Role of the Churches in Education’ by Bishop Donal McKeown

PRESS RELEASE 22 October 2010 ‘The Role of the Churches in Education’ by Bishop Donal McKeown This is very propitious time for a serious conference on the topic – or perhaps, on the topics – which come under the role of the Churches in education, both North and South. So I greatly welcome the fact […]

Opening address by Cardinal Seán Brady at The Irish Inter-Church Meeting conference ‘The Churches and Education: Context, Vision and Values’

PRESS RELEASE 21 October 2010 Opening address by Cardinal Seán Brady at The Irish Inter-Church Meeting conference ‘The Churches and Education: Context, Vision and Values‘ Emmaus Retreat and Conference Centre, Swords, Co Dublin I welcome you all this morning to this Conference on ‘The Churches and Education: Context, Vision and Values’, organised by the Church […]

Statement by Bishop McKeown in response to recent comments on diversity of education provision in Northern Ireland

PRESS RELEASE16 October 2010 Statement by Bishop McKeown in response to recent comments on diversity of education provision in Northern Ireland “The ongoing debate concerning diversity of education provision in Northern Ireland requires recognition of the fundamental right of parents in the choice of faith-based education for their child,” according to Bishop Donal McKeown, Chair […]

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