David Quinn is a well-known journalist who specialises in religious and social affairs. Currently he has columns in both the Irish Independent and The Irish Catholic. He was editor of The Irish Catholic from 1996 to 2003 and was religious affairs correspondent for the Irish Independent from 2003 until 2005. He has previously written weekly columns for The Sunday Business Post and The Sunday Times. He frequently appears on radio and television programmes and also contributes to numerous magazines overseas. He is director and founder of The Iona Institute which promotes marriage and religion in society.