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Out Now! EILE Magazine July 2017 Edition – FREE to read or download!

Welcome to the July issue of EILE Magazine!

EILE’s July musical artistes include Prime, Northern National, and Christine & The Queens, and we give the rundown on the GAZE and FRINGE festivals. Mark Anthony writes about that amazing spectacle, London Fashion Week Men’s SS18, Brian Rochford writes on vitamins and minerals, and Lisa Reynolds tells us about the ongoing Chechnya LGBTQ petitions. Our travel section features the Seychelles and California, and Frances Winston reviews the latest films and theatre. We also have news, views and entertainment from around the globe, so sit  back and  enjoy our July 2017 issue of EILE Magazine!

FREE to read or download! Just click on the magazine icon on the right, or far right if you want the full pantheon of EILE monthly issues.

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Damo & Ivor, Hit Irish TV Comedy, Set For Big Screen In 2018

The massively popular Irish comedy show, Damo & Ivor, is to be made into a feature film, with production set to start this summer.  Wildcard Distribution will bring the comedy to Irish cinemas next year. 

Andy Quirke will reprise his roles as both Damo and Ivor, while Ronan and Rob Burke, who directed the second series of Damo & Ivor, are on board to direct the feature.

Speaking about the feature film, directors, Ronan and Rob Burke, said:

“We are beyond excited to be directing Damo & Ivor The Movie. It is a hilarious script that brings these characters to the big screen in a big way.  The fans will not be disappointed, it’s gonna be whopper!” Continue Reading »

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Film Review & Trailer: 47 Meters Down

Frances Winston reviews this latest shark thriller, and sees it as a bit of fun with some thrills to keep your nerves on edge 

Directed by: Johannes Roberts – Starring: Claire Holt, Mandy Moore, Chris J. Johnson, Yani Gellman, Santiago A. Segura, Matthew Modine

Ever since Jaws scared the bejaysus out of cinema-goers back in 1975 (yes it really is that long ago) filmmakers have utilised the great white shark as a terror tool. This is yet another shark-shocker, and, as the title suggests, much of it is indeed set 47 Meters Down. Continue Reading »

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Opera Collective Ireland presents Irish premiere of OWEN WINGRAVE in Limerick , Cork , Dublin

OWEN WINGRAVE – an opera by Benjamin Britten

CAST: Andrew Boushell, Rachel Croash, Christopher Cull, Amy Ní Fhearraigh, Peter O’Reilly, Sarah Richmond, Benjamin Russell & Roisín Walsh

A gripping tale of family conflict with devastating consequences –

At Coyle’s cramming establishment in London, Owen and his friend Lechmere are learning the strategy of battle. At the end of the lesson, Owen declares that he cannot go through with a military career. Coyle is angry but agrees to break the news to the Wingrave family for whom soldiering has been a way of life for decades…… Continue Reading »

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Film Review & Trailer: Dunkirk

Frances Winston urges you to go and see this film, which is told through the frightened eyes of the people involved.

Directed by: Christopher Nolan – Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

It is astonishing to think that there has never been a major movie made about the evacuation at Dunkirk during the early stages of WWII. Since it wasn’t a victory, but rather a rescue mission, perhaps it wasn’t deemed ‘sexy’ enough to merit the blockbuster treatment. Until now that is. Continue Reading »

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UK: Brighton and Hove Triathlon 2017 – Stonewall

After a fantastic first year’s event with 1,000 entrants, the UK’s Brighton and Hove Triathlon returns on Sunday 17 September 2017.

The race will see participants take on the challenge of a sea swim (which was a mill pond for the 2016 event), a scenic cycle along the seafront on the closed road cycle leg, and flat run along the iconic beach lined promenade. Continue Reading »

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Singapore: Couple’s Marriage Annulled After Sex-change

Singapore has annulled the marriage of a transgender woman and her partner, in a case that has sparked accusations of discrimination against the LGBT community.

The unidentified couple were married as man and woman in October 2015, before the husband had sex-change surgery to become a female, according to local daily the Straits Times. Continue Reading »

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Olympic Channel Launches Identify, An Original Series About Transgender Athletes

On June 28, the Olympic Channel launched its original series, Identify. The five-episode docu-series features the inspiring journey of five transgender athletes, and how sport helped them find their true identity. 

The athletes scheduled to appear in the 5 Identify episodes are:

Chloe Anderson (volleyball player), Schuyler Bailar (swimmer), Harrison Browne (hockey player), Pat Manuel (boxer) and Chris Mosier (triathlete).

The show was produced for the Olympic Channel by VICE MEDIA.

The Olympic Channel is a ground-breaking global platform, where fans can experience the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round, and is available worldwide via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices, and at olympicchannel.com.