School Reform

Posted on 26. Jul, 2012 in Religious patronage, Religious teaching, Schools

The need for radical reform of the Irish education system as envisaged by Education Minister Ruairi Quinn, and the impact that reform might have on Catholic schools, are topics that have been repeatedly discussed on radio and in the paper. This summer’s edition of the influential Jesuit journal Studies explores this topic, including a features […]

Catholic Education

Posted on 31. May, 2012 in Religious patronage, Schools, Uncategorized

The future of children and their education is one of critical importance and many parents will go to great efforts to choose the right school for their son or daughter. Fr. Michael Drumm is Chairperson of the Catholic School’s Partnership and has spoken extensively on the issue of the future of Catholic Primary Schools in […]

Religious Education

Posted on 12. Mar, 2012 in Religious patronage, Religious teaching, Schools

Religious education is a very important issue for parents and children alike. From choosing a school to deciding whether to partake in Faith formation, parents are constantly faced with choices around education. Sean Goan is Faith Development Officer with Le Chéile, as well as being active in giving courses and retreats on scripture. Here he […]

Parents and R.E.

Posted on 12. Jun, 2007 in Education, Family, Religious patronage, Schools

Phil Doyle is principal in Tully N.S. a rural school in Co. Galway.  She has been involved in Religious Education through Beo go Deo, or Alive-O as Bėarla, and she told Eileen Good about how important she believes it is that parents are involved in the Religious Education of their children.

The Ploughing Championships

Posted on 20. Sep, 2006 in Church Teachings, Environment, Faith and Justice, Festivals, Religious patronage, Religious teaching, Youth

The diocese of Kildare and Leighlin will, for the first time have an exhibition stand at the World Ploughing Championships in Grangeford, Tullow, Co Carlow from Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th September 2006.  The theme is to reach out to people and let them know about the various ministries, services and initiatives in the diocese […]