Senior Cycle Religious Education


Continuous Professional Development (CPD)







The following resources have recently been uploaded to the website:
  • Why study Leaving Certificate Religioius Education?
  • Leaving Certificate Coursework
They are available to view and download from the Curriculum Resources page

George Boole (1815 - 1864)


November 2nd 2015 is the 200th anniversary year of  George Boole’s birthday.

Cork Education Support Centre on behalf of  ATECI, in conjunction with UCC  and with the help of NAPD, IPPN,PDST, IOP and with generous support from EMC are planning to have every school student in the country doing a lesson based on the work of George Boole on that day.

If you have ideas or suggestions about how you might like to celebrate the centenary in your school or region please email Ruairí Ó Céilleachair at [email protected]




Registration for Religious Education Teachers 

Register your details with the PDST Religious Education so that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information. Please click here to register.

For School Based Support

All schools can apply for subject based support. To avail of school based support for Religious Education: Follow this link to our online form .


For Additional Support

The Religion Teachers Association of Ireland (RTAI) also provide Continuous Professional Development courses, seminars, workshops and resources days to support post-primary Religious Education teachers in Ireland.  PDST collaborate with RTAI.  For further information, please go to


PDST Contact

Karen O' Loughlin is the Administrator and is based in Clare Education Centre, Government Office, Kilrush Road, Ennis, Co. Clare.

E-mail address:  k[email protected]