About Atheist Ireland
Atheist Ireland is a democratic and successful advocacy group for secularism, rationality, pluralism and human rights. Formed in November 2008 , Atheist Ireland promotes atheism and reason over superstition and supernaturalism, and also promotes an ethical, secular society where the State does not support or finance or give special treatment to any religion.
Atheist Ireland has a democratic structure and is a major player in leading reform, promoting wellbeing, equality, justice, rationality and human rights in Ireland and abroad. Atheist Ireland adheres to a policy of peaceful and legal advocacy via debates, media, information tables, lunches, education, lobbying and rational argument etc.
Some Achievements of Atheist Ireland include Repeal of the Blasphemy Law, acquiring a legal opinion regarding students’ rights to not attend religious instruction, lobbying at the United Nations, European Union, addressing various Oireachtas Committees, the Constitutional Convention, Citizens Assembly, United Nations Committees, the OSCE, Council of Europe bodies, and the Presidents of the European Union, and promoting reason, rationality, atheism, understanding and tolerance.