TV and Radio

Most mothers want to work part-time

A new survey of Irish parents show that 61pc of mothers with children under 18 would prefer to work part-time compared with just 29pc of men. Brendan Conroy, a stay-at-home father and board member of The Iona Institute, was on The Pat Kenny Show to discuss the finding. You can listen to the item here....

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David Quinn speaks on abortion exclusion zones

David Quinn, Director Iona Institute and columnist Sunday Times, Ireland Edition, speaks to Ivan Yates on abortion exclusion zones on Newstalk, The Hard Shoulder, 2.1.2019.

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David Quinn discusses the new Iona annual report

David Quinn was on Spirit Radio to discuss The Iona Institute’s annual report and speak about issues like religion and society, denominational education, the right to life, and the Benedict Option. You can listen to the item here.

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Assisted suicide and the vulnerable

David Quinn was The Tonight Show debating whether or not Ireland should permit assisted suicide/euthanasia. He said that doing so would send a terrible signal to the old and infirm about the value of their lives, which is why most palliative care doctors oppose it. You can watch the show here (the item is in...

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Should we permit ‘designer babies’?

A new scientific paper says that so-called ‘designer babies’ could be only two years away. David Quinn discussed the ethics of this on Newstalk Breakfast. You can listen to the item here.

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Some hard questions about surrogacy and AHR

David Quinn was on Spirit Radio to ask some hard questions about a new law governing Assisted Human Reproduction and surrogacy.

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Should contraception be free?

David Quinn and Fine Gael TD, Kate O’Connell discussed whether the State should pay for contraception after a report was published indicating it should not. You can listen to the debate below.  

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Children of atheists and RE class

According to a news report, children attending a particular Catholic school do not have to do homework on days they attend practice for a First Holy Communion choir. An atheist parent says this ‘penalises’ her child. David Quinn of The Iona Institute discussed the matter with Michael Nugent of Atheist Ireland.   The item can...

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Government should support all childcare choices

In light of the recent daycare controversy, David Quinn appeared on the Hard Shoulder to say the Government should not discriminate in favour of daycare at the expense of other childcare options like child-minders, relatives or a parent staying at home with their children. The item can he heard here.  

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David Quinn discusses a new report on Relationships and Sexuality Education

A new report on Relationships and Sexuality Education has been published by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment. David Quinn appeared on Spirit Radio to discuss it. The item can be found here.

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