To represent publicly the best interests of Irish Families wherever and whenever necessary

To inform and advise member families on issues affecting family life, and to help families to favour a manner of living according to Christian values

To see that Irish laws and social institutions, not only do not offend, but actively support the God-given rights and duties of the family

Growing Old, With Family and Friends

Growing Old, With Family and Friends

Given the past century’s dramatic increases in life expectancy, at least for those living in developed nations, much research is now centering on how to increase the quality of those additional years of life. Adding to this research is a new paper assessing how...

Fertility rates are dropping dangerously worldwide

Fertility rates are dropping dangerously worldwide

In 1996, five years before he received the Nobel Prize in economics, George Akerlof in “An Analysis of Out-of-Wedlock Childbearing in the United States” labeled contraception the “technology shock” that gave us the death of the ‘shot-gun marriage’ and the rise of...

The nuclear family a ‘catastrophe’? No, but it needs help

The nuclear family a ‘catastrophe’? No, but it needs help

Was the nuclear family more trouble than it was worth? The headline on a piece in the prestigious American monthly, The Atlantic, would give the impression that it was. More surprising is that the headline is over an article written by New York Times columnist, David...

Our areas of interest

Christian Values and the Family

Social Legislation and the Family

Taxation and the Family

Education and the Family

The Media and the Family

The Social Environment and the Family

Family Solidarity is a broadly based association, not confined to any class or creed, organised to educate its members and others so that they can promote the best interests of the family in all aspects, but particularly where these interests are being eroded.

It draws its inspiration from the Irish Constitution, the Charter of the Human Rights of the Family, and “Familiaris Consortio”.

The Irish Constitution gives the family its rightful place. In practice, however, various forces are undermining it.

This is particularly evident in the dramatic fall in State support for families.

We must ensure that society recognises the importance of the family and respects its rights.

Family Solidarity has been formed as a nationwide organisation dedicated to serving and supporting the Christian family.