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This story in The Sunday Times caught my eye. A scuffle caused by a humanist teacher attempting to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary left a school caretaker with a cut to his neck, the Workplace Relations Commission has heard. The computer science and maths teacher was given a verbal warning by his superiors after the confrontation when he removed the statue from a makeshift May Altar erected by the caretaker at the entrance to the school. As a result of the incident, the caretaker, a slightly built man in his 60s, was left visibly...

shaken with a cut to his neck and bruising to his hand. The matter was also reported to gardaí. To read the full story the website says you will need to 'Register with a few details to continue reading this article'. Do so at your own risk HERE

 

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