TV and Radio

Maria Steen of the Iona Institute discusses the abortion issue with pro choice campaigner Susan McKay on RTE’s Prime Time

Maria Steen of the Iona Institute discusses the abortion debate with journalist  and pro choice campaigner Susan McKay  on RTE’s Prime Time. The panel discussion begins at 23 and half minutes in, after an interview with the husband of Savita Halappanavar by Miriam O’Callaghan. You can watch the discussion here.

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Maria Steen debates the abortion issue with pro choice campaigner Sinead Kennedy on Newstalk’s Sunday Show

Maria Steen of the Iona Institute debates the tragic case of Savita Halappanavar and its implications for the debate on abortion with pro choice campaigner Sinead Kavanagh on Newstalk’s Sunday Show.

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Maria Steen of the Iona Institute discusses the Children’s Referendum with Senator Jillian van Turnhout and Dr Fergus Ryan on Newstalk’s Talking Point

Maria Steen of the Iona Institute discussed the topic of the Government’s Children’s Rights referendum with Senator Jillian van Turnhout, former head of the Children’s Rights Alliance and Dr Fergus Ryan, a law lecturer in DIT Aungier Street.  

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David Quinn and Fintan O’Toole debate denominational education

David Quinn and Fintan O’Toole of the Irish Times debate the issue of denominational schools on RTE’s Prime Time. The item begins at about 16 minutes in, and the debate proper starts after about 24 minutes in.  

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David Quinn and Philip Molloy discuss the latest Census figures on religion in Ireland on the Right Hook

David Quinn and Philip Molloy (standing in for George Hook) discuss the latest Census figures on religion in Ireland on Newstalk’s The Right Hook. The discussion starts 22 seconds in.

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David Quinn and Fergus Finlay debate the children’s rights referendum on RTE’s This Week

On Sunday, David Quinn of the Iona Institute and Fergus Finlay of children’s charity Barnardos debated the Government’s proposed children’s rights referendum on RTE’s This Week programme.

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Dr John Murray discusses Pat Rabbitte’s criticisms of Cardinal Brady’s remarks on abortion

Dr John Murray debates comments by Minister for Communication, Pat Rabbitte, accusing Cardinal Brady’s entrance into the abortion debate of being “retrogressive”. He was joined by Sinéad Ahern of Choice Ireland.

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David Quinn discusses the children’s rights referendum with Mary O’Rourke and others on TV3’s Vincent Browne

David Quinn debates the Government’s proposed children’s rights referendum with former TD Mary O’Rourke, sociologist Niamh Hourigan of UCC and occupational psychologist Gerry Fahy on TV3’s Vincent Browne Show. The guest host in the Irish Independent reporter Dearbhail McDonald.

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David Quinn discusses same-sex marriage with Sean Moncrieff on Newstalk

David Quinn and Sean Moncrieff discussed Sean Moncrieff on his Newstalk show last week. You can listen to the discussion here. (The debate starts about six minutes into the segment.)

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David Quinn debates Moninne Griffith of Marriage Equality about same-sex marriage on RTE’s Prime Time

David Quinn debates the issue of same-sex marriage with Moninne Griffith of Marriage Equality on RTE’s Prime Time. You can listen to the discussion here. The debate begins at 28 minutes in.

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