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Irish Times Weekend Review: Non-Catholics in Catholic schools

A parent at a Limerick school had to have a very public fight in order to opt his daughter put of religious instruction. Across the country many parents, teachers and pupils feel uneasy in Catholic schools - but they have no alternative. In this full-page Weekend Review feature, Grainne Faller and I spoke to parents, pupils and teachers about their experiences. We also wrote an analysis piece.