How the World Sees People with Down Syndrome – and How They See Themselves

The new public service announcement, “How Do You See Me?,” featuring actress Olivia Wilde, showcases the reality of how people living with Down Syndrome see themselves differently than the world sees them. The video spot, created by Italian organization CoorDown, seeks to raise awareness about Down Syndrome and challenge the public’s perception of people living […]

The 1916 Rising inspires us to cherish our children, not abort them

The nation appears to have wholeheartedly embraced the celebration of the Easter Rising and the heroic men and women who proclaimed our independence in 1916. There are lengthy queues to visit Kilmainham Gaol, 1916 celebrations are packed out, and there has been much interest and excitement in schools and homes as we learn more about […]

The Real Zika Killers

On February 1st, 2016 the World Health Organisation declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in relation to the spread of the Zika virus, and estimated the amount of people infected by the virus as being over 4 million in the last 9 months. The virus, until 2015, was confined to parts of Africa, […]

A powerful pro-life & proud message from the Munster Rally for Life

Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending the Munster Rally for Life in Cork City. I had been to the Dublin Rally before but didn’t know what to expect at the Rally in Cork. Would enough people show up? Would we even feel like marching if the election results were dismal (votes were still […]

Election 2016 brings positive news for pro-life cause to #ProtectThe8th

Before Election 2016 was ever called, Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin declared that, if voters wanted abortion on demand legalised in Ireland, they were the boys to do it. His party then did their utmost to put abortion at the centre of the election. With ever-increasing stridency, they promised again and again to be the party […]