Tag: Abortion

After Repeal: Why I Turned Against the Abortion Movement

On Saturday the 2nd of July, I will be attending the annual all Ireland rally for life in Dublin. Only this will not be the first time I will be attending the march. I attended the same event over ten...

/ 29/06/2022

Rally for Life to Return July 2nd

The first national Rally for Life in two years will be held in Dublin on Saturday July 2nd, organised by the Life Institute. The Rally had become a staple for Pro-Life activists over the last number of years, culminating in...

/ 25/06/2022

Beware of the Risen Aul One: Reflections on Pride vs Joe Duffy:

“I see the worst in people. I don’t need to look past seeing them to get all I need. I’ve built my hatreds up over the years, little by little” – Daniel Plainview, ‘There Will be Blood’ We Kill Our...

/ 17/06/2022

Escaping Irish Feminism

I was once a feminist – of the fourth wave variety. My activist ensemble consisted of a slogan t-shirt, leggings and Doc Marten boots. A rebuttal of my generation’s dichotomic embrace of Kardashian - like overt sexuality or Middleton-esque sedate...

/ 11/04/2022

Alice Glenn At 100: Catholic Ireland’s Rearguard Action

The 35 year constitutional crusade to place the Irish state on a progressive footing came to a thundering end in the courtyard of Dublin Castle the Summer of 2018 with the erasure of the right to life for the unborn...

/ 17/12/2021

“They lied. They misled you.” — Rethink Abortion Rally Held Outside Leinster House

The Life Institute's "Rethink Abortion" rally took place outside Leinster House last night. The protest came in light of the ongoing review of the 2018 abortion legislation.   Attracting a crowd of around 300, the protest sought to draw attention to the...

/ 21/10/2021

Ireland’s Demographic Peril: A Report from Hungary’s Demographics and the Family Conference

Until recently, known throughout the world for their faith, fecundity and large families, the Irish people now have a falling birth rate which stands below simple replacement level. Consciously deciding to have a child is not just an expression of...

/ 04/10/2021

Triumph of the Repeal: RTÉ Airs Pro-Abortion Propaganda Film

The 2018 referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment in Ireland will be remembered for decades, if not centuries, as a turning point in Irish history. Its passing marked the definitive end of Holy-Joe hegemony in Ireland, which had long been...

/ 05/08/2021

Rally for Life: How Fares Pro-Life Politics in 2021?

The now annual Rally for Life took place yesterday, Saturday 3rd, outside the GPO. The timing of this year’s rally coincided with the stark news earlier in the week that abortions had continued apace throughout 2020 with over 6 and...

/ 04/07/2021

Is the American Pro-Life Movement Heading for Victory on Roe v. Wade?

Abortion remains one of the most divisive issues in U.S politics. It follows that Roe v. Wade remains one of the most controversial U.S Supreme Court decisions. The 1973 decision ruled that the Constitution of the United States, without excessive...

/ 14/06/2021