Where Now for the Irish Pro-Life Movement?

Where Now for the Irish Pro-Life Movement?

The decision of 66.4% of the electorate to repeal the Eighth Amendment marks the end of the constitutional right to life. However, it does not mark the end of the right to life, a right which the Irish state never created, but which it merely acknowledged. Nor does it...
Yes: A Crucial Lesson for the Right

Yes: A Crucial Lesson for the Right

The repealing of the 8th amendment has been aptly labelled by Leo Varadkar as the “Quiet revolution”. Taking Ireland and most of the world by surprise. It happened slowly and then all at once. Looking at the issue from a personal prescriptive, the journey to Repeal...
A Doctored Solution

A Doctored Solution

Photo: “The Rock of Cashel […]” by RX-Guru is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 Around the turn of the 12th century, Muirchertach Ua Briain, grandson of Brian Boru, had plans to become High King of Ireland. He couldn’t risk the Rock of Cashel, the traditional seat of...
When They Go Low, We Go High

When They Go Low, We Go High

The Minister for Health Simon Harris is a man on a mission. With the health service crumbling on his watch, he needs to divert the public’s attention away from his record, and so he’s focusing all his energies on the campaign to repeal the 8th Amendment. Harris has...