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12-03-2012, 14:16   #1
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Lolek Ltd, Trading as "The Iona Institute"

Does anyone know anything about this organisation? Where it is funded from and by whom? Who runs it? Why it gets such a platform? I've been digging around a bit but its very difficult to find out anything about it.

I'm also mystified as to why David Quinn appears so often representing a relatively new body which seems to be largly self-appointed and why he is allowed such a platform.

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12-03-2012, 14:54   #2
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The media love to give people like these guys a platform. They're the type of squeaky wheel that helps out on slow news days.

The Iona Institute are a bit like the anti-Atheist Ireland.
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The media love to give people like these guys a platform. They're the type of squeaky wheel that helps out on slow news days.

The Iona Institute are a bit like the anti-Atheist Ireland.
It still astonishes me that David Quinn actually gets published in the mainstream press. And it always tends to be absolute rubbish which he produces.
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The seems very pro marriage. Best of luck to them.
I just don't like their attitude towards education.
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The seems very pro marriage.
What, they want to go around marrying people? What does pro-marriage mean?
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The seems very pro hetero-marriage. Best of luck to them.
I just don't like their attitude towards education.
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What does pro-marriage mean?
Against gay marriage?
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Against gay marriage?
Lol, bit like how every anti-homosexual rights group in America is has "Family" in its name.
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Against gay marriage?
That's not very pro-marriage of them!
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That's not very pro-marriage of them!
My head hurts
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David Quinn makes me more atheist (if that is possible) everytime I hear him.
'marriage is for creating children' HELLO - what about those over reproductive age? is there an ceiling on the age at which a woman can marry? does she need to show her ovulation sticks before the priest can marry her? and the poor infertile people, can they not marry? or those with erectile dysfunction? will the priest be checking for that too? Dope!
Made stuff about Yugoslavia tonight too, and that whole 'society NEEDS religon for morality'
He makes me shout at the radio or tv.
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You should read the Indo too
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David Quinn makes me more atheist (if that is possible) everytime I hear him.
Excellent - then Atheist Ireland's idea of planting a double agent in the Irish media is working!

(Hey, it's as good as any theory.)

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David Quinn makes me more atheist (if that is possible) everytime I hear him.
'marriage is for creating children' HELLO - what about those over reproductive age? is there an ceiling on the age at which a woman can marry? does she need to show her ovulation sticks before the priest can marry her? and the poor infertile people, can they not marry? or those with erectile dysfunction? will the priest be checking for that too? Dope!
Made stuff about Yugoslavia tonight too, and that whole 'society NEEDS religon for morality'
He makes me shout at the radio or tv.
Ha. Hillarious!!
Remember kiddies, you should never show a priest your ovulation stick!!
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