EILE Magazine

Review: Forever Young Festival WinterFest 2019- Killarney

Review: Forever Young Festival WinterFest 2019- Killarney

Review By Frances Winston Forever Young Festival WinterFest INEC Killarney, December 6th and 7th 2019. The line up: Friday – Doctor & the Medics, Altered Images, Nik Kershaw, Howard Jones Saturday: Doctor & the Medics, Andrew Strong, The Christians, Nick Heyward, Go West, Tony Hadley Following on from the hugely successful and lauded Forever Young […]

Cambodia to teach LGBT+ issues in schools to tackle discrimination

Cambodia to teach LGBT+ issues in schools to tackle discrimination

Children in Cambodia will receive lessons on LGBT+ issues from 2020 in a bid to wipe out bullying and discrimination in the socially conservative country, an official said on Tuesday. From grade seven, around age 13, modules covering sexual orientation and gender identity will be part of sex education in schools, said Yung Kunthearith, deputy […]

Gender-neutral ‘they’ is word of 2019

Gender-neutral ‘they’ is word of 2019

The use of ‘they’ to describe someone who does not identify as male or female gained ground on Tuesday, when US dictionary Merriam-Webster picked it as the word of 2019. Merriam-Webster said searches for that use of the word, which was added to its dictionary in September, had increased by more than 300% this year […]

Listen: Arielle Silver – Lonely Time of Year

Listen: Arielle Silver – Lonely Time of Year

“There’s something about the carols Or something about the booze That makes me think I’ve got nothing left to lose Cause the Yule log’s burning brightly But I’m here on Christmas Eve Thinking maybe it’s time for me to leave” With lyrics like these, you’d have to wonder why indie-folk artist, Arielle Silver quit her […]

UK: LGBT navy veteran to get medals back and apology

UK: LGBT navy veteran to get medals back and apology

A bisexual British veteran, who was kicked out of the navy because of his sexuality, is set to become the first of many to get his medals back, and an apology from the British military for the way he was treated. Joe Ousalice, 68, had served for almost 18 years as a radio operator, when […]

Vivarium  – in Irish cinemas from 27th March 2020

Vivarium – in Irish cinemas from 27th March 2020

Director: Lorcan Finnegan (Without Name) Writer: Garret Shanley (Without Name) Starring: Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Zombieland), Imogen Poots (Green Room, Need For Speed), Jonathan Aris (The Death of Stalin, Churchill) Lorcan Finnegan’s sci-fi thriller Vivarium, starring The Social Network’s Jesse Eisenberg, Green Room’s Imogen Poots and written by Garret Shanley will be released in Irish cinemas on 27th March 2020. 

Elton Approves Yola’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’

Elton Approves Yola’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’

UK singer-songwriter, Yola has recently released her album, Walk Through Fire, and this powerhouse has included two bonus tracks on the album, one of which is a great Dan Auerback-produced cover of Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. What better endorsement could you get than that Elton would feature it on his own social media? […]