All events are free and open to everyone unless otherwise stated. Listing is not necessarily an endorsement. Listings sorted alphabetically by county, then chronologically.
Saturday 14 November, 11:00, Ambassador Hotel, Cork (map)
Atheist Ireland AGM 2015.
The morning session, from 11:00 am to 12.30 pm, is for members only. It will include a review of our last yearâ€™s activities, arrangements for our programme of work for the coming year, election of officers and any amendments to our constitution. The afternoon session, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, is open to the public. Event page
A dinner at 7:00 pm will follow, location to be confirmed. Event page
Friday 30 October 7:30 pm, The Pavillion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire (map)
An Evening With Richard Dawkins.
â‚¬12/10. More info
(This talk is not being organised by Atheist Ireland, but we are organising post-event drinks in the Kingston Hotel
Dun Laoghaire and all are welcome to come along.)
World Vegan Day
This Week in History
Anniversaries of momentous events in atheism, science, skepticism, secularism and human rights, plundered shamelessly from Wikipedia and other sources.
1965: Nostra Aetate, the "Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions" of the Second Vatican Council, is promulgated by Pope Paul VI; it absolves the Jews of responsibility for the death of Jesus, reversing Innocent III's 760 year-old declaration.
The first-ever computer-to-computer link is established on ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet.
Bill Gates, American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, he now co-runs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the world.
1910: Alfred Jules "Freddie" Ayer (d. 1989). British philosopher known for his promotion of logical positivism, particularly in his books Language, Truth, and Logic (1936) and The Problem of Knowledge (1956).