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

Ireland’s abortion rate increased last year

Ireland’s abortion rate increased last year

A total of 6,577 women had an abortion in Ireland in 2020, according to a report presented today by the Department of Health. That is slightly down on the figure of 6,666 in 2019, but the ratio (number of abortions per live births) is up, because fewer women became...

Why Europe needs a common day of rest

Why Europe needs a common day of rest

Once upon a time, not so long ago, Sunday was considered a day of rest. But now, like every other day of the week, it has basically been captured by the demands of commerce. So there is no longer a communal day of rest in a lot of countries. This needs to change....

Major new Irish study finds family structure matters

Major new Irish study finds family structure matters

One of the great taboos in modern Irish debate is pointing out that family structure matters, and makes a difference to the lives of children. Such a declaration is considered to be offensive and judgemental. But suppose it is true, and suppose certain family...

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.