Irish religion

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_the_Republic_of_Ireland

The predominant religion in the Republic of Ireland is Christianity, with the largest church being the Roman Catholic Church. The Irish constitution says that the state may not endorse any particular religion and guarantees freedom of religion. Some 3.7 million people identified as Catholic in this census (78%), 132,220 fewer ...

www.britannica.com/place/Ireland/Ethnic-groups-language-and-religion

Ireland - Ethnic groups, language, and religion: Ethnic and racial minorities make up about 12 percent of the population of Ireland—a proportion that doubled in the first decade of the 21st century. Immigration from the rest of Europe, Africa, and Asia has been significant since the last two decades of the 20th century. The key  ...

www.dochara.com/the-irish/facts/about-religion

Apr 6, 2017 ... The biggest misconception about religion in Ireland is that it is officially a Catholic state. Although Ireland's population is predominantly Catholic, it is a secular state . A recent influx of emigrants, especially from Eastern Europe and Africa, has brought a significant rise in Pentecostal and Orthodox churches, ...

What is the Irish religion?

www.educationinireland.com/en/Living-in-Ireland/Before-Arrival/Religion

International Students: find out more about religion in Ireland.

www.maggieblanck.com/Mayopages/Irishancestors.html

Religion. While the vast majority of peasants in the west of Ireland were nominally Catholic, they often did not practice Catholicism in the traditional way. Especially in the West where priest were few, most people did not attend mass or confession regularly. Until the beginning of the twentieth century, many people expressed ...

www.mc.maricopa.edu/~thoqh49081/celtic/irish-ov.html

It seems like it should be easy to know what "Celtic religion" was. On the one hand, there are countless dolmens and burial mounds in Ireland and England that predate the Romans and Christianity by hundreds and even thousands of years. There are numerous pieces of art from Europe's mainland Celts. There are many ...

How did religion have an effect on the Irish during the Irish famine?

dailyhistory.org/What_was_the_impact_of_the_Irish_Famine_on_Ireland_and_the_world%3F

Jan 1, 2017 ... The Famine was a disaster for Ireland and in many ways the country has not recovered from its impact to this day. The Famine or ... After the horrors of the famine, Irish people married later, and if they did not have a reasonable sized farm or chance of steady employment, they never married. As a result of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protestantism_in_Ireland

Protestantism is a Christian minority on the island of Ireland. In the 2011 census of Northern Ireland, 48% (883,768) described themselves as Protestant, which was a decline of approximately 5% from the 2001 census. In the 2011 census of the Republic of Ireland, 4.27% of the population described themselves as Protestant ...

historycooperative.org/the-irish-famine

It changed Ireland and its influence can still be felt to this day in the economy, society and politics of Ireland. The Famine was ..... The famine devastated many areas of the country but its effects were not felt evenly throughout the regions and it impact on the different classes and religions was often different. Religion was the ...

Irish Religion