Maria Steen on the two referendums


Maria Steen addressed a meeting of The Iona Institute last month about the two upcoming referendums on the family, and…

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David Quinn was on the Hard Shoulder explaining why he is voting No in the two referendums on March 8. He said the family referendums seeks to insert the very ambiguous term “durable relationships” into the Constitution, while the one...

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More than two-thirds of mothers (69pc) with children under the age of 18 would prefer to stay at home with their children rather than go out to work if they could afford it, according to a new Amarach Research opinion...

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The Danish parliament has a Council of Ethics that sometimes reports to it on ethical issues. Recently it reported on euthanasia. Surprisingly perhaps – given Denmark’s reputation as a hyper-modern society – the Council recently voted overwhelmingly against recommending euthanasia...

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If all mothers are out working, which is what the Government seems to want, and most young children are in daycare, shouldn’t we closely examine the benefits of this aim from the point of view of mothers, children and society?...

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Dr Suzanne Crowe, President of the Irish Medical Council (IMC), appeared before the Oireachtas Committee on Assisted Dying on Tuesday and defended their extremely controversial decision to remove the prohibition on doctors deliberately ending a patient’s life from the Council’s...

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The Supreme Court has handed down its judgement in the case of John O’Meara & Ors. (Applicants/Appellants) v The Minister for Social Protection, Ireland and the Attorney General. For the purpose of this blog, I shall confine myself to just...

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New poll shows married people are happier


Adults who are married report being far happier than those in any other relationship status, according to a new Gallup Poll. “Any way you analyze those data, we see a…

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‘Europe and the Faith’: a talk by Prof Richard Rex

Professor Richard Rex of Queens’ College, Cambridge, addressed The Iona Institute and the Notre Dame Newman Centre for Faith and…

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