The government is holding a referendum on the removal of the reference to Blasphemy from the Constitution this Friday, October 26th. This display resource is designed to assist in explaining this referendum to pupils in senior classes.
The resource explains the following terms: government, constitution, referendum, blasphemy. It also explains the current position on blasphemy in Ireland and what the consequences for the offence of blasphemy. Lastly, it poses some questions for pupils to think about in relation to blasphemy.