What is a baby naming ceremony? Is it suitable for my child?

What is a baby naming ceremony? A baby naming ceremony is a bespoke ceremony to celebrate the birth of a child. With Baby Naming Ireland each individual ceremony is written up by our team to ensure the views, beliefs and values of the parents/guardians are reflected throughout. The ceremony can be entirely secular, or include some prayers and religious elements. Parents/guardians will be guided through the process as our team draw up your child’s ceremony. You will be able to

Does my child need to be baptised to go to a Catholic school?

This is one of the most common questions we receive from Irish parents when they consider a baby naming ceremony rather than a #baptism or #christening. The short answer is no. Read on to find out more. In 2018 Minister for Education Richard Bruton began key provisions of the Schools Admissions Act which will prevent most schools from giving enrolment priority to baptised children for the 2019/2020 school year. These new rules will apply to over-subscribed schools, which are