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Italy: Anti-gay Rally Against Civil Unions

Italy: Anti-gay Rally Against Civil Unions

Yesterday, 30 January, Rome’s Circus Maximus saw a gathering of thousands of people, who were protesting against a new civil unions bill. The bill, if passed, would see LGBT couples have civil partnerships for the first time, and be able to adopt their partner’s children. They would also have residual pension rights.

Film Review & Trailer: The Revenant

Film Review & Trailer: The Revenant

Frances Winston feels that this movie deserves all the accolades it has received, where Di Caprio commands the screen Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu – Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter Based on the true story of frontiersman, Hugh Glass, it is unlikely that you haven’t already heard one or two tales […]

Film Review & Trailer: Our Brand is Crisis

Film Review & Trailer: Our Brand is Crisis

Frances Winston was not really impressed with Our Brand Is Crisis, feeling it was falling between genres, and there are too many other good films out there in awards season Directed by: David Gordon Green – Starring: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie, Joaquim de Almeida, Ann Dowd, Scoot McNairy, Zoe Kazan Since it […]

Tropical Medical Bureau: Zika Virus Travel Warnings

Tropical Medical Bureau: Zika Virus Travel Warnings

The Tropical Medical Bureau has this to say about the Zika Virus: The Zika virus is a disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes, similar in many ways to the better known Dengue Fever or Chikungunya. The incubation period (time from infection to when you first develop symptoms) is usually 3 to 5 days and typical […]

‘Beacon of Hope’ as new guide Being LGBT in School launched

‘Beacon of Hope’ as new guide Being LGBT in School launched

Minister for Education launches new Resource for Post-Primary Schools to Prevent Homophobic and Transphobic Bullying and Support LGBT Students Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD, launched the new GLEN/Dept of Education and Skills resource for post-primary schools on providing safe, supportive and affirmative environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people in […]

EILE Magazine January 2016 Issue OUT NOW!

EILE Magazine January 2016 Issue OUT NOW!

Welcome to the first monthly EILE Magazine of the new year, January 2016! In this month’s issue, we feature US singer/songwriter Josh Stevens, Mark Anthony encourages us to Be A Bowie, Lisa Reynolds reviews Remembering Grace, Brian Rochford tells us how to keep our hearts healthy, Gareth Russell’s new play is reviewed, and Frances Winston gives us the […]

LISTEN: Brian Merriman Interviewed in New Podcast

LISTEN: Brian Merriman Interviewed in New Podcast

Brian Merriman, the founder of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, and the Mr Gay Ireland competition, has been interviewed in a brand new podcast series about community leaders in Ireland and the UK. The RADAR Podcast is a new series by EILE’s Founder & Editor-at-Large, Scott De Buitléir, where the spotlight is cast on […]