VICTORIA WHITE: The unborn are people too, but I will vote to repeal, for mothers

Apart from rare cases, there should be no ‘crisis pregnancies’ in a country as rich as ours, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: We must learn to love our disabled young people for who they are

Taking disability allowance off a disabled young person will not take away that young person’s disability, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Our fodder crisis caused by poor farm strategy as well as weather

We need a smaller beef herd and an emphasis in dairy on premium products like cheese and ice-cream, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Time for a new Celtic Church aligned with norms of Irish society

This Holy Thursday, I’ll climb the hill from the pier and head east across the island of Inishbofin.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Women of Ireland being let down by lack of midwife-led birthing units

We have got to break their stranglehold and make birth safe in Ireland. For my daughter. For all our daughters, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Catholic Church is not ‘fit for Christ’ without fundamental equality

What should concern Pope Francis much more is that so many Irish Catholics are turning away from Christianity, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: It hits home too much to mention the job women enjoy the most - staying home with their children

You will hear about International Women’s Day all day today, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Shared family meals are crucial in tackling scourge of eating disorders

Eating disorders are not about food, of course. They are misguided attempts to control a frightening and chaotic world, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Chapter closing on independent shops is a bad deal for everyone

Local shops are every bit as important as parks, waterways, raised bogs and woodlands, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: National Planning Framework should seek to end a legacy of poor development

It is the essence of idiocy to say that strong regional cities will impact negatively on rural Ireland, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: We have failed children in our rush to appear cool with the internet

Is childhood a thing of the past? Seems so, when the Children’s Rights Alliance is in favour of the Government’s decision to set the so-called digital age of consent at “the lowest age possible” which in this case is 13 years.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Context can be lost when it comes to debating Eighth Amendment

My mother had me at 42 and I was only born because she was morally opposed to abortion, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Let’s learn the lesson by restoring full payments to lone parents

Was it by chance or by design that the apologies to Joanne Hayes came just as the campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment began in earnest,? asks Victoria White.

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