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Which sacred objects in Ireland should be removed from the country’s sacred list?

article article by News24 editorT he Irish government has announced it is removing all religious objects from the list of “sacred objects of national importance” for the country to remove from its list of protected sites.

In a statement to the Irish Parliament, Minister for the Environment James Reilly said it was the “right and proper thing to do” following a request from the Irish Association for the Protection of the Sacred Sites.

“It is our view that this move is in the public interest to remove the items from the ‘sacred list’ and to provide more clarity on how the items will be removed and stored,” Mr Reilly said.

“This will allow for more certainty on how these objects will be moved and stored.”

The announcement comes after a number of sacred objects were removed from Ireland’s list of state protected sites last month, and some are now under investigation by police.

In September, the Irish government announced it was removing the following items from its sacred list: a stone from a cave at Kells, a small church in County Meath, a large bronze idol in Kilkenny, a statue of St. John the Baptist in the city of Kilkery, and a plaque on the church of the Good Shepherd in County Cork.

It said the items would be returned to the National Archaeological and Historic Preservation Authority (NAMA) for a full examination by the Department of the Environment.

The removal of the items came after a spate of reports of vandalism in Dublin, with several properties, including a church and a museum in the Irish capital, being vandalised.

It also came after several Irish Catholic groups in Dublin have been forced to take down their properties due to alleged vandalism.

In March, it was reported that the Irish National Flag had been defaced on a church in Dublin.

“This is the third time we have removed a sacred object from the National Park Service list, and we will not stop until we are done,” Mr Walsh said in the statement.

The minister said the removal of all sacred objects would also help the National Parks Authority (NPPA) better identify the objects and identify what they are and where they are located.

The Irish National Parks Agency (NPAA) said it had been asked to take care of the issue after the removal was announced.”NPAA is currently working with NPAA to understand the circumstances of the removal, which are a matter for the NPAA,” a spokesperson said.