What Christians must do when they are a minority


Rod Dreher, author of ‘The Benedict Option’, addressed a meeting co-hosted by The Iona Institute and the Notre Dame Centre…

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By David Quinn

A case has come to light from the Coombe hospital involving a woman who was told she could have not an abortion – not yet at any rate – because her unborn baby’s abnormality did not appear to fall within...

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The American Psychological Association released a report in the last few days which criticised ‘traditional masculinity’ saying it contributed to mental health problems among men. But the same report nonetheless had a fair amount to say about the value of...

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The Iona Institute released a report last week further highlighting the big marriage gap that exists between middle class and working class people. CSO data show that professional workers are twice as likely to be married, and only a third...

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During the referendum debate pro-life campaigners were accused of ‘scare-mongering’ when they warned that babies could be left to die following botched late-term abortions, and that unborn children with Down Syndrome would be disproportionately targeted if the law was changed....

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Minister Simon Harris has promised to introduce “exclusion zones” to prevent protests outside hospitals, clinics and GP surgeries where abortions take place or abortion pills are prescribed.  This would make us the only country in Europe to have such a...

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A new report from The Iona Institute called ‘Mind the Gap II’, shows that unskilled workers are more than three times as likely as professional workers to be divorced or separated. The divorce and separation figures are 18.1pc and 6.1pc...

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Campaign to make new abortion law even more permissive already underway


A leading campaigner in last year’ referendum to repeal the Eighth amendment has called for further liberalisations of Ireland’s already permissive abortion law. Professor of Obstetrics, Louise Kenny, made her…

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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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