Article 18 (Freedom of Conscience) protects theistic, non-theistic and atheistic beliefs, as well as the right not to profess any religion of belief.
Irish Human Rights Commission recommends change to the Education Act 1998 to protect the rights of minorities.
Atheist Ireland to brief UN Human Rights Committee about Ireland’s failure to protect rights of Atheists and Secularists
‘Parental Choice’ in education is a euphemism for religious segregation
The state Religious Education course at second level
Why religious education must be neutral and objective, and how the Irish State is ignoring our human rights
Home schooling is not a valid option to release the state from its human rights obligations.
CASE OF KJELDSEN, BUSK MADSEN AND PEDERSEN v. DENMARK – European Court of Human Rights “Religious Instruction” – (Application no. 5095/71; 5920/72; 5926/72) – 17th December 1976.
Submission from Atheist Ireland on the Draft General Scheme of an Education (Admission to Schools) Bill 2013
How to let the Minister for Education know your views on inclusive primary schools