What lies ahead for marriage in Ireland?

Michael Cook | 25 May 2015
It wasn’t the gays who trashed marriage; it was the straights.

Ireland abandons its children

David van Gend | 25 May 2015
Motherless and fatherless families are now enshrined as an ideal in the Irish Constitution.

The fairest referendum money can buy

Michael Cook | 19 May 2015
An American foundation has poured millions into a campaign to support same-sex marriage in Ireland.

Two gay campaigners against same-sex marriage in Ireland

Michael Kirke | 18 May 2015
What about the children, they ask.

Ireland: Will the Noes have it?

Michael Kirke | 15 May 2015
It has been a bad week for a government hitching its wagon to marriage "equality".

Overcooking the ‘equality’ cake?

Michael Kirke | 11 May 2015
The pollsters in the UK got it completely wrong. Is the same true in Ireland?

Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum: ‘one-sided, reckless and divisive’

Bruce Arnold | 07 May 2015
A leading journalist questions the Irish prime minister.

Ireland: the forgotten battleground

Michael Cook | 07 May 2015
Two powerful contributions to the debate from the Iona Institute.

Mum and dad adoption preferred, Irish poll shows

David Quinn | 24 February 2015
But new legislation in Ireland puts single and same-sex parenting on the same level.

Homophobia is “insulting to God”

Kelly Bartlett | 14 February 2014
An Irish bishop clarifies the Catholic view on homosexuals.

Google in the dock?

Michael Kirke | 23 January 2013
What is going on? Now you see it, now you don’t, now you see it again. Google has been involved in some sinister censorship – or perhaps they just blundered and then caught themselves on. We know that Google supports the campaign for gay “marriage” in the US – and presumably further afield as well – but we did not suspect that they would be censoring opposing viewpoints on the issue. Are they?

More politically correct than electorally smart?

Michael Kirke | 31 July 2012
Relentless is the only word that can be used to describe the onslaught on the institution of marriage. But relentless does not mean victorious and nor does it make anything right that is wrong and wrong-headed.

A battle for Irish minds and hearts

Michael Kirke | 14 July 2012
As the Irish media attempt to pressure the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) there into declaring his hand personally on the question of gay “marriage” the battle for the minds and hearts of the Irish people on this issue is becoming more intense.

Short, sharp and to the point

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 July 2012
Same-sex marriage and related claims, such as adoption of children, are fast becoming flavour of the month among Western politicians. Irish pollies are among the latest, so the family-oriented Iona Institute has prepared an excellent, short,briefing paper on the subject.

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