Too much Power? Why we should be concerned about the referendum on Oireachtas enquiries

I do not often find myself in agreement with Peter Sutherland, but he and the seven other former attorneys general are correct in pointing out that the proposal in relation to Oireachtas inquiries will seriously weaken the right of individual citizens to protect their good name.

Dana’s part in Aras race puts pro-life issue in focus

The entrance of Dana Rosemary Scallon as a candidate for the Presidency has certainly made abortion a key issue in the race for the Áras.

Former diplomat slams UN support for abortion

As reported in the Alive Newspaper, former diplomat, Eamon Delaney, has written a scathing article on the support for abortion expressed at the recent UN hearing in Geneva.

The media’s rush to libel Fr Kevin Reynolds

Last Sunday Fr Kevin Reynolds celebrated Mass to mark his reinstatement as Parish Priest of Ashcaragh in Co Galway. He received three standing ovations from the congregation who packed the church to welcome him back. He deserved no less.

The Irish Government fails to protect the rights of the Irish at UN hearing

Yesterday morning, I began watching the UN hearing of Ireland’s Universal Periodic Review streaming live on the web from Geneva. Over the past seven months, I’ve been working with the Life Institute in researching and informing the pro-life community about the review and in analysing the UPR and the submissions that were made by individuals, groups, and organizations. So, the UPR hearing had been a long time coming and I was interested to see what would become of it.