TV and Radio

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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David Quinn debates same-sex marriage with Senator Ivana Bacik on RTE Radio’s Pat Kenny Show

Following Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore’s statement in support of gay marriage, David Quinn and Ivana Bacik discuss the subject on the Pat Kenny Show. You can listen to the debate here.

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John Murray discusses gay marriage with Tiernan Brady of GLEN on the Last Word

Dr John Murray, of the Iona Institute, reacts to comments from Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore calling for the legalisation of same-sex marriage on Today FM’s The Last Word with Tiernan Brady of GLEN and Matt Cooper.

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RTE News at One: Patricia Casey discusses the decline in the number of women working in the home RTE’s News at One

Census 2012 shows that the decline in the number of women working in the home has continued apace. Professor Patricia Casey of the Iona Institute discusses the phenomenon on RTE’s News at One with Sean O’Rourke.

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Maria Steen of the Iona Institute discusses a new report showing Irish women have a better quality of life than men on Newstalk’s

A report from the Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation shows that Irish women have a higher quality of life than Irish men when a range of measures are taken into account. Maria Steen of the Iona Institute debated the findings with Easyparent columnist Hazel Kay Larkin on Newstalk’s Breakfast show.

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17 May 12 Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali discusses aggressive secularism with David Robert Grimes on RTE’s Pat Kenny Show

Bishop Michael Nazir Ali, who gave a talk to the Iona Institute last week, debates the issue of aggressive secularism with atheist and physicist David Robert Grimes on the Pat Kenny Show.

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10 May 12 David Quinn discusses same-sex marriage with Brian Sheehan of GLEN on the Scott Williams Show on Q102 Radio

David Quinn discusses same-sex marriage with Brian Sheehan of the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network on the Scott Williams Show on Dublin’s Q102.

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