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Human Dignity Alliance

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Human Dignity Alliance

Comhaontas Dhínit an Duine
ChairpersonRónán Mullen
Founded29 June 2018 (2018-06-29)
Headquarters17 Claremont Drive,
Dublin 11
Social conservatism
Christian right
Political positionRight-wing
European affiliationEuropean Christian Political Movement[1]
Seanad Éireann
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The Human Dignity Alliance (Irish: Comhaontas Dhínit an Duine) is a minor political party in Ireland. It was officially founded on 29 June 2018 by Senator Rónán Mullen.[2]


Mullen, the party's founder, has served as an independent senator for the National University of Ireland constituency since 2007. In 2014 he contested the European Parliament election unsuccessfully in the Midlands-North-West constituency. Mullen was prominent in campaigns opposing same-sex marriage in the 2015 referendum and abortion in the 2018 refendum.[3][4] He is a member of the European Christian Political Movement.[5]


The Human Dignity Alliance was borne out of a political grouping within Leinster House that met annually. The party is registered to contest European and Oireachtas elections.[6] Mullen predicted the party would be a "slow burner" and see growth over time.[2] Independent TD Mattie McGrath in 2018 ruled out joining the Human Dignity Alliance.[7]


  1. ^ "Our members and associates". European Christian Political Movement.
  2. ^ a b Coyle, Colin (1 July 2018). "Mullen founds new pro-life 'dignity' party". The Sunday Times. ISSN 0956-1382. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Head to head: Rónán Mullen argues against same-sex marriage". The Irish Times. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Senator accused of 'further stigmatising' those with mental health issues". The Irish Times. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  5. ^ "List of registered European Political Parties". Archived from the original on 16 October 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Issue 52" (PDF). Iris Oifigiúil. 29 June 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Mattie McGrath not to join Human Dignity Alliance political party". The Irish Times. Retrieved 3 July 2018.

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