Victims feeling empowered to come forward is obviously important but have we the right systems and supports in place so that when people do this they know that their accusations will be heard and deliberated on in a way that is respectful both to the accuser and the accused?
The 8th amendment to the Irish Constitution concerns the right to life of the unborn. At the moment women in this country who are seeking an abortion must travel outside of Ireland to get it.
If you’re wondering what concern the recent UK general election is to Ireland the answer is a lot.
I was raised Catholic and I have a deep love and respect for the religion. But I don’t believe that the Sisters of Charity should be the owners of the new National Maternity Hospital. I believe this serves neither the best interests of patients or the Sisters.