The Legal Framework Regulating the Wearing or Display of Religious Symbols in Educational Institutions

21 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2010

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Darren O'Donovan

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Siobhan Mullally

National University of Ireland Galway

Date Written: January 31, 2009

Abstract

This paper examines the current legal framework in Ireland regulating the display or wearing of religious symbols in educational institutions. The paper was submitted to the Consultation on Intercultural Education, undertaken by the Ministry for Integration 2008-9. Ireland's current legal framework is examined in the light of recent developments in European and International human rights law.

Keywords: Religion, Multiculturalism, Religious Freedom, Religious Symbols, Education, Ireland

Suggested Citation

O'Donovan, Darren and Mullally, Siobhan, The Legal Framework Regulating the Wearing or Display of Religious Symbols in Educational Institutions (January 31, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1574381 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1574381

Darren O'Donovan

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Siobhan Mullally (Contact Author)

National University of Ireland Galway ( email )

Galway
Ireland

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