How our tax system penalises families today


A recent paper from The Iona Institute shows that families today are massively penalised by the tax system compared with…

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Rose of Tralee

At the Rose of Tralee contest year week, Sydney Rose, Brianna Parkins, called for a referendum on abortion and then appeared on Twitter wearing a ‘Repeal the 8th’ T-shirt. David Quinn of The Iona Institute appeared on the Pat Kenny...

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burkini

Politics is unavoidably a clash of values. We see this in the decision by some French municipalities to stop Muslim women wearing the body-covering ‘burkini’ to the beach. Should Muslim women be free to wear the burkini, or is wearing...

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Christ

Larry Siedentop is a secular liberal but unlike many secular liberals he has a benign view of Christianity and its influence on Western culture. In fact, he is willing to point out that Western liberalism and its very strong emphasis...

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embryo in woman hand

The term ‘fatal foetal abnormality’ has become one of the most used ones in the debate over whether we should retain, repeal or amend the pro-life provision in our Constitution, that is to say, the ‘Eighth amendment’. The phrase ‘fatal...

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Lewis

C.S. Lewis was one of the great popular Christian writers of the 20th century. His books still sell extremely well and the most popular of his explicitly Christian books remains ‘Mere Christianity’. ‘Mere Christianity’ is a fantastic introduction to Christianity...

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Singer

Prof. Peter Singer of Princeton University, takes the pro-choice view to such an extreme that he even advocates infanticide under certain circumstances. Or does he? Recently he took part in a TV debate in his native Australia. During the debate...

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Introducing The Iona Institute

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