Latest version of planned abortion law even worse than the first one


By Dr Angelo Bottone

Minister Simon Harris has now a more fleshed out version of the upcoming abortion law and it is even worse…

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By David Quinn

On Saturday night almost 10,000 people turned up at the 3Arena to hear a philosophical discussion between Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris. Harris is a sort of American version of Richard Dawkins. The discussion was chaired by Douglas Murray, author...

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In 2013, 2.1 million marriages and 943,000 divorces took place in the European Union. This is the equivalent of 4.1 marriages and 1.9 divorces for every 1,000 persons. How does Ireland compare with the rest of Europe? In the same...

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The question of the existence of God is one that is part and parcel of contemporary society’s general interest in religion. All religious traditions consider the issue of some divine being, even those which reject the existence of a divine...

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It might seem a silly question to ask those who constantly call for scientific, objective, evidence-based, school-based sex education programmes, but where is the “evidence” that such programmes actually work? By ‘work’ we mean do they reduce the rate of...

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By David Quinn The Irish people have voted in favour of the right to choose. Under the proposed Irish law, a woman who becomes pregnant will be free to decide whether to proceed with the pregnancy or not, whether to...

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Minister Simon Harris has confirmed that the abortion legislation will allow general practitioners to abstain from providing abortion pills, but a duty to refer patients to pro-choice doctors will stay.  This is a plain contradiction because duty to refer involves...

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Details of festival of families with Pope Francis at Croke Park announced


As many as 2,000 performers, including a 1,000-strong choir, are to take part in the two-hour Festival of Families at Croke Park in Dublin on August 25th, which will be…

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Introducing The Iona Institute

Our new, 80-second video explains who we are, what we do, and the principles that we stand for. We invite…

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