Mind the Gap: marriage and social class in Northern Ireland


The Iona Institute has just launched a new report showing that a huge marriage gap exists in Northern Ireland (as…

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The Iona Institute has launched a new national billboard campaign to promote the right to life of the unborn. The billboards show an image of the unborn baby at 11 weeks with the simple message ‘one of us’. The posters...

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Minister Simon Harris has pledged to allow doctors to conscientiously object to providing abortion pills, in the event of the pro-life amendment going. But how much protection is he willing to allow? For example, will doctors opposed to abortion be...

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Simon Harris, it appears, will say anything that comes into his head to justify stripping the unborn of the right to life, even if what he says today contradicts what he said yesterday. His comments on the aborting of children...

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The big reveal this week in abortion politics is not that we would finally have a referendum to repeal the Eighth amendment, but rather that another provision would replace it. Yet, by the end of the week, we are no...

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Tax individualisation worked, declares a new paper from the Economic and Social Research Institute. Well, it worked if the aim of policy should be to increase the number of women in the workplace as distinct from giving parents a real...

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The issue of Down Syndrome (DS) and abortion is obviously going to loom large in the referendum debate with justifiable concerns raised that in a growing number of countries a large majority of  babies are aborted once DS is diagnosed...

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ICGP will NOT campaign for repeal of the pro-life amendment


The Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) have vowed to remain neutral in the upcoming referendum to repeal the 8th amednemnt and pave the way for widespread abortion. In a letter…

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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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