Sunday Independent: Mothers and Babies

Article published in the Sunday Independent on the 24th January 2021 Yet again I have reason to be glad that I opposed the 2011 referendum to give greater powers to Oireachtas Committees to mount public inquiries. Last week in the Dáil and Seanad, Judge Yvonne Murphy and her Commission of…

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Submission to Future of Media Commission

Reflecting the views of those with religious faith, and greater respect for diversity of social outlook, in broadcasting media, especially public service broadcasting Dear Prof MacCraith, This brief submission relates most specifically to the first of the three areas on which the Commission has sought input, and to some of…

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Christmas greetings — a reflection and some news

I hope this finds you well. It is hard to know what to say to friends and correspondents this Christmas. People’s experiences of this strangest of years have been many and varied. But as I look back at the Christmas e-card that I sent last December, I am struck by…

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