Entries by Neil O'Mahony

Sensitivities of adoptive parents must be recognised by the committe on the 8th amendment

RENUA Ireland LEADER WARNS THAT CHAIRPERSON IS FAILING IN HER DUTIES RENUA Ireland leader representative John Leahy has called for a ‘’full and fulsome retraction by Kate O’Connell of her remarks on adoptive parents. Mr Leahy said; ‘’Ms O’Connell’s hopefully accidental but still callous remarks have caused deep and ongoing hurt to thousands of adoptive […]

White collar crime remains a grey area for this government

RENUA Ireland would like to congratulate the government on its recent discovery that Ireland has a problem with “White Collar” crime. The interest of a Taoiseach and the Ministers for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Finance and the Minister for Justice and Equality, though long overdue is welcome. The government’s belated recognition of the correctness of […]

Fianna Fáil & The 8th Amendment – Is Micheal Martin a pro abortion leader of a Pro Life party? – Time to come clean.

On October 18th 2017 15 out of 20 elected representatives voted to diminish the constitutional rights of the unborn by supporting an Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment motion which states “that Article 40.3.3 not be retained in full”.   To be clear, Article 40.3.3 (The 8th Amendment) is the Constitutional Amendment which secures for […]

Catholic children are entitled to a Catholic education too

RENUA Ireland notes with grave concern the apparent determination of Richard Bruton to erase any Catholic ethos from our primary schools under the guise of some mythical baptism barrier. This is all the more curious given that Mr Bruton himself claims, “it is right and welcome that people should have the desire to bring up […]

Sole diplomatic focus must be on brexit

Cllr John Leahy Ireland has called on the Irish Government to immediately abandon its campaign to secure a seat on the UN Security Council. The party warned: “As the Brexit negotiations continue to flounder it is time for Ireland to move into the driving seat on this issue. We need to stop hurling on the […]

Renua Will Reform And Replace Human Rights Body

  Chair of Renua Ireland and disability spokesperson Michael O’Dowd has vowed that their party will reform and replace the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) in light of the evidence they gave to the Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment. ‘The Commission has lost all credibility especially in relation to dealing with people […]