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''It's really not acceptable to have to take a mandatory public religious oath''

The European Court of Human Rights has found against a motion which has challenged the wording of the Irish presidential oath that requires the words “almighty God” to be sworn when taking office. Roisin Shorthall was one of those involved in the campaign and joined Andrea to give her reaction to the news...

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13.20 18 Nov 2021


''It's really not acceptable to have to take a mandatory public religious oath''


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13.20 18 Nov 2021


The European Court of Human Rights has found against a motion which has challenged the wording of the Irish presidential oath that requires the words “almighty God” to be sworn when taking office.

Roisin Shorthall was one of those involved in the campaign and joined Andrea to give her reaction to the news...

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