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EILE – September Issue OUT NOW!

The September 2014 issue of EILE Magazine is available to read/download for free now! Simply click on the cover!

The September 2014 issue of EILE Magazine is available to read/download for free now! Simply click on the cover!

The September issue of EILE Magazine is now available to download and read for free!

In this month’s issue, we take a look at the Tiger Dublin Fringe, taking place across the Irish capital! We also chat to Parralox in Australia , Molly Roth in the US, and Dublin-based Chinese artist, Jin Yong. We look at assisted reproduction in the second in a series on LGBT parenting, and also chat to director Conor Horgan about the documentary project on Panti, ‘The Queen of Ireland‘.
All this and so much more, including music, menswear, history, film, opinion, travel, health, and news, are now available in the latest issue of EILE Magazine! Simply click on the cover icon to take a look!
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Freedom To Marry – Until We Could – Amazing Poem by Richard Blanco

Until We Could, a gorgeous new poem written by Madrid-born inaugural poet Richard Blanco, celebrates love and the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. The film is narrated by Golden Globe winning actress Robin Wright and actor Ben Foster

Freedom To Marry commissioned Blanco, inaugural poet for Obama’s second inauguration, to write the poem to celebrate the decade since same-sex marriage was introduced in Massachusetts, the first state to allow equal marriage.

You can read more about the poem, and the full text HERE

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Monday Music: Shura – Touch

Our Monday Music slot this week features UK-based Shura, with her single Touch. Hope you enjoy it!

For more info on Shura, visit her Facebook page.

Nick’s Picks – The Latest Music Reviews on EILE

In the mood to update your music library? EILE’s resident music reviewer, Nick Bassett, checks out some of the latest tunes for you! (Click on the titles of each section to go straight to videos, or click cover artwork to go to Chart Shaker for more).

Tove Lo’s Not On Drugs is another single from her Truth Serum EP. The track, available on UK iTunes now, follows the Top 10 success of Stay High, which climbed to #6 on the UK singles chart earlier this year. Co-written by Tove Lo with Alx Reuterskiöld and Jerlström Söderberg, Not On Drugs is a standout track from the Stockholm native’s debut set, which was released back in April, and also features the tracks Habits and Out Of Mind. Imploring lyrics delivered with gritty panache are bolstered further by a soaring and whirring belter of an electropop chorus; the combination of which make this a natural successor to the 26-year-old’s sleeper hit.

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Scotland: Openly Gay SNP Councillor in Homophobic Verbal Abuse

SNP Councillor Austin Sheridan [Image: Facebook]

SNP Councillor Austin Sheridan [Image: Facebook]

An openly-gay SNP councillor was verbally abused outside his offices in Glasgow city centre on Friday evening, as a group of Unionists paraded through the city.

Austin Sheridan, an openly-gay SNP Councillor for Baillieston at Glasgow City Council, was called a “poofter” by a Unionist celebrant of the Scottish referendum result, as a number of Unionists shouted “No Surrender” as they walked past Sheridan’s offices at the City Council. Continue Reading »

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Saturday Sounds: Sinéad Lohan – Sailing By

Many of you are great fans of Sinéad Lohan, and although it’s awhile since we heard from the Irish singer-songwriter, Saturday Sounds reminds you of that magical voice with Sailing By, a track which was on the second “A Woman’s Heart” album. Enjoy your Saturday morning, put on the kettle, and listen to Sinéad’s beautiful ballad!

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Listen: Elaine Mai Remixes Destiny’s Child – Jumpin’ Jumpin’

Elaine Mai is a majorly talented Irish music artist, who has been featured regularly here on EILE Magazine. Here’s her take on the Naughties hit, Jumpin’ Jumpin’, by Destiny’s Child. It’s something of a chill/house mix, which Elaine has made available for free download.

To find out more about Elaine Mai, visit elainemai.com.

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