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