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#Scientology

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody cares about us': Locals upset as building work starts on Scientology-backed drug rehab centre Ballivor

'Nobody cares about us': Locals upset as building work starts on Scientology-backed drug rehab centre

TheJournal.ie team was confronted by a security guard who was filming outside the Narconon site in Meath.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a lot of talk about us. And we get it': Church of Scientology launches TV channel Scientology
From TheJournal.ie Scientology-linked group's 'drug treatment centre' won't be subject to inspections Ballivor

Scientology-linked group's 'drug treatment centre' won't be subject to inspections

An opposition TD says he’ll bring in legislation to cover such centres himself unless the government takes action.

From TheJournal.ie Scientology-linked group WILL move ahead with controversial 'drug treatment centre' Co Meath

Scientology-linked group WILL move ahead with controversial 'drug treatment centre'

There has been huge concern about plans for the centre in the village of Ballivor.

From TheJournal.ie Scientology-linked group distributing book of 'commandments' to north inner city Dublin

Scientology-linked group distributing book of 'commandments' to north inner city

The booklets include chapters with headings like ‘Don’t Be Promiscuous’ and ‘Do Not Murder’.

From TheJournal.ie Saunas and high vitamin doses: The discredited Scientology-backed drug rehab programme slated for Meath Explainer

Saunas and high vitamin doses: The discredited Scientology-backed drug rehab programme slated for Meath

There have been a number of protests against Scientology’s presence in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Locals turn out in numbers to protest proposed drug rehab centre in Co Meath Ballivor

Locals turn out in numbers to protest proposed drug rehab centre in Co Meath

The new Narconon centre in the rural village of Ballivor has been linked with the Church of Scientology.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach asked to send 'message of support' to Meath village worried about 'Scientology centre' Narconon

Taoiseach asked to send 'message of support' to Meath village worried about 'Scientology centre'

A protest is planned for tomorrow in Ballivor, where it is claimed that the movement will offer access to its ‘Narconon’ detox programme.

From TheJournal.ie HSE warns that elements of Scientology detox have 'no basis' in scientific fact Purification Rundown

HSE warns that elements of Scientology detox have 'no basis' in scientific fact

The purification rundown costs €1500.

From TheJournal.ie Garda urged community groups to distribute Scientology-backed materials at anti-drug meeting Scientology

Garda urged community groups to distribute Scientology-backed materials at anti-drug meeting

The new centre was opened here last week, an event at which a HSE worker and Sari member spoke.

From TheJournal.ie Want to join Scientology's Irish 'Adventurers Club'? That'll be €1,000 please Dublin

Want to join Scientology's Irish 'Adventurers Club'? That'll be €1,000 please

You could go silver for €2,500 or gold for €5,000 – and get a membership card, commendation, cert and ‘shamrock pin’.

From TheJournal.ie Martin says he's concerned about Scientology setting up in Ireland Ff Ard Fheis

Martin says he's concerned about Scientology setting up in Ireland

Earlier this year, TheJournal.ie revealed a new Scientology centre was to open in Firhouse.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need spotlight on this site': Protestors to set up outside Dublin Scientology centre today Scientology

'We need spotlight on this site': Protestors to set up outside Dublin Scientology centre today

One ex-Scientologist from Mayo wants to warn others: “I got so angry that I burned any Scientology stuff I had in bonfire.”

From TheJournal.ie Senior Nation of Islam minister helps launch 'Scientology in Ireland' Scientology

Senior Nation of Islam minister helps launch 'Scientology in Ireland' Exclusive

The new European base is due to open in Firhouse, south Dublin, this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie The Church of Scientology is opening a new centre in Dublin this weekend BIG OPENING

The Church of Scientology is opening a new centre in Dublin this weekend

The Church of Scientology does not have religious or charitable status in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Scientologists 'from across the world' to flock to south Dublin centre to finish 'massive project' Scientology
From TheJournal.ie Church of Scientology may open 1,300-seater community centre in south Dublin Victory Centre

Church of Scientology may open 1,300-seater community centre in south Dublin Exclusive

Local councillor believes an opportunity was missed to instead house a school on the site.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Church of Scientology returned to profit last year In The Green

The Irish Church of Scientology returned to profit last year

The directors have said they intend to increase current trading levels.

11 juicy celebrity memoirs that are actually worth a read

Gossip hounds, get in here.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's blasphemy laws unlikely to prevent Louis Theroux's Scientology film from being released here Is It Blasphemy

Ireland's blasphemy laws unlikely to prevent Louis Theroux's Scientology film from being released here

There are currently no plans to show the film in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Former Scientologist sent message "connected with death of Jim Carrey's girlfriend" to Church member Dublin

Former Scientologist sent message "connected with death of Jim Carrey's girlfriend" to Church member

The hearing regarding an assault charge against John McGhee is the second trial concerning the Church of Scientology in front of the Circuit Civil Court today.

From TheJournal.ie Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion Belgium

Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion

Eleven members of the Belgian branch have been charged with fraud, extortion, running a criminal organisation and violating the right to privacy.

From TheJournal.ie You'll finally get to see the controversial Scientology documentary on Irish telly Going Clear

You'll finally get to see the controversial Scientology documentary on Irish telly

The film has garnered great reviews – but the church says that it contains discredited allegations.

Everyone is talking about SNL's scathing spoof of Scientology

It has been called “brutal” and “hilarious”.

Here's why everyone is talking about Scientology this week

A new documentary about the secretive religion has the internet in thrall.

From TheJournal.ie Leah Remini praised for leaving Scientology because 'no one is going to tell her how to think' Going Clear

Leah Remini praised for leaving Scientology because 'no one is going to tell her how to think'

A documentary broadcast on American station HBO on Sunday made allegations the Church of Scientology.

From TheJournal.ie The Church of Scientology is not happy about this film which claims it tortures its members Going Clear

The Church of Scientology is not happy about this film which claims it tortures its members

The Alex Gibey directed film went out last night on HBO in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week John Sweeney

Anti-Scientology conference set for Dublin next week

The two-day event will take place in Temple Bar’s Filmbase.

From TheJournal.ie Watch Eddie Hobbs explain why he’d even work with Scientologists Alien Abduction This post contains videos

Watch Eddie Hobbs explain why he’d even work with Scientologists

The financial advisor is involved with Lucinda Creighton’s new political party.

From TheJournal.ie Britain's first Scientologist wedding took place today London

Britain's first Scientologist wedding took place today

A 1970 High Court ruling that Scientology services did not count as acts of worship because they involved no “veneration of God or of a supreme being” was recently overturned.

Irish radio station 'amazed' at inclusion in international Scientology video

A representative of Scientology Ireland said the footage was a “re-enactment” of an interview on Ocean FM – but station management have described it as “bogus”.

The Sun has just issued this apology...

No comment.

From TheJournal.ie Court says Google's auto-complete 'can be defamatory' Search

Court says Google's auto-complete 'can be defamatory'

An entrepreneur said the words ‘Scientology’ and ‘fraud’ came up when he typed his name into the search box of the German version of Google.

6 of Tom Cruise's wackiest soundbites The Cruiser This post contains videos

6 of Tom Cruise's wackiest soundbites

Hopefully he’ll offer up some more on tonight’s Late Late.

Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise's 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos) Tom Cruise This post contains videos This post contains images

Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise's 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos)

Far and away (geddit?!) the best 24 hours you can have in Ireland…

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Scientology: A quick guide Scientology This post contains videos

Scientology: A quick guide

The divorce of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise has put the religion back in the spotlight.

From TheJournal.ie Rupert Murdoch calls Scientologists "creepy, maybe even evil" on Twitter Fightfightfight

Rupert Murdoch calls Scientologists "creepy, maybe even evil" on Twitter

Don’t hold back there, Rupes.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Sunday Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

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