Home Schooling – Rights & Court Rulings


If you want to homeschool your children DO MAKE SURE YOU comply with all required legalities – read the articles below and check on latest updates to legislation etc.

Big Win for Irish Homeschoolers Curtails Growing Government Invasions – 22 April 2020  Please read this update also https://www.henireland.org/what-is-home-education/legalities/

This is the Statutory Instrument made after the Tusla v Sunshine case – it still appears to give Tusla the right to enter your home etc.  but to my mind (no legal experience) it doesn’t appear to me that you HAVE to use this form but I advise you see advice from a solicitor who has a real interest in your question.  https://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2020/si/330/made/en/print

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Latest news

Students have right to be educated at home, Supreme Court told – 13 Oct 2021

Minister urges Supreme Court to overturn ruling on homeschool students – 12 Oct 2021

Education minister appeals findings over rights of home-schooled students – 12 Oct 2021

Court of Appeal: Minister for Education loses appeal against providing calculated grades for home-schooled students – 10 March 2021

Home-schooled student wins challenge against calculated grades system – 19 Aug 2020

Home-schooled student seeks to take case over calculated grades – 27 July 2020


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