Polls and the Citizens Assembly

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Irish Public Awakening to their Pro-Life Instincts

The colossal implications of the possible repeal of the Eighth Amendment, Ireland’s constitutional life-saving provision, appear to be dawning on the public-at-large as the referendum comes sharper into view.

Despite years of unabated media bias, the Repeal Lobby’s co-option of one-time credible human rights organisations, like Amnesty International, and continuous international political and financial pressure on the Irish people to rescind our pro-mother, pro-baby stance, Irish society may just have reached a point where the ...

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Truth isn’t always easy

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Truth is an awkward old thing. You can’t argue with it. You can’t escape it. You can’t change it. It just is. Not liking it or not agreeing with it doesn’t change it either and how you feel about it is irrelevant. People don’t like that, they think truth should temper itself according to sentiment, as if it relies on them in some way to exist. The problem is, today’s world is heavy on emotions and light on facts, heavy ...

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Both Lives Matter

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My name is Anne mc Closkey, and I’m here today, along with Anne Brolly, representing a new all Ireland group called “Cherish all the Children Equally”, a phrase which many will recognise as being one of the most quotable from the proclamation of the Irish Republic, posted on the GPO in Dublin over 100 years ago. We are an all Ireland secular, non party-political human-rights organisation whose aim is to defend the right to life of the unborn child throughout ...

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Forget the Property Bubble, it’s now the Political Bubble – The Abortion Committee

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The report on the 8th Committee was launched before Christmas in Leinster House. The FG government formed the committee to outsource the decision on abortion. The matter was decided upon by the political establishment and the grossly imbalanced Committee was used to reverse engineer the result.

Membership

With the 8th Committee the first ingredient was to select skewed membership. Media prominent but support light Trotskyites such as Ruth Coppinger, Bríd Smith and Clare Daly were buttressed ...

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