Article 8.1. The irish language as the national language is the
first official language. Article 8.2. the english language is recognised as a second
official language. Article 8.3. Provision may, however, be made by law for the
exclusive use of either of the said languages for any one or more official purposes, either
throughout the state or in any part thereof. Article 44.1. The state acknowledges that the homage of public worship is due to almighty God. it shall hold his name in reverence, and shall respect and honour religion.
Article 44.2.1. Freedom of conscience and the free profession and practice of religion are, subject to public order and morality, guaranteed to every citizen.
Article 44.2.2. The state guarantees not to endow any religion.
Article 44.2.3 The state shall not impose any disabilities or make any discrimination on the ground of religious profession, belief or status.