Culture

Irish Education: Sex, Lies and Sticky Tape

This was originally posted by Science of Sarcasm at Grounded Parents. You know, this blog was never supposed to be just about the Irish education system. It really wasn’t. After I posted the last installment I thought I’d take a break from the subject, maybe share some great one-pot recipes (a must for busy …

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Culture

Irish Education: Of Catholics and Closets

This post was originally published by Science of Sarcasm at Grounded Parents. In my previous post I mentioned how schools in Ireland are allowed to deny children admission based on the religious affiliation of their parents.  In recent weeks it has come to light that the exemptions provided by the state are …

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Culture

Irish Education: Where your Choice is Catholic, Catholic or Catholic

Originally posted by Science of Sarcasm on groundedparents.com So, 2014 will be the year that L. first climbs the school-bus steps. If she’s anything like her father this process will involve extricating her from beneath the kitchen table and sprinting down the driveway with her and her backpack across my …

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