Tag Archive | Amnesty International Ireland

Irish campaigners say Mike Pence’s visit is no cause for celebration

Irish campaigners say Mike Pence’s visit is no cause for celebration

Lahinch-based campaigner, Ruairí McKiernan, says the arrival of US Vice President, Mike Pence, to County Clare is more a cause for concern than celebration. […]   McKiernan, who is a founding member of the Uplift organisation and a former member of the Council of State, says we need to think twice before rolling out the red […]

Tonight 7 pm: “African Pride” hosted by Amnesty International,  at the Grand Social

Tonight 7 pm: “African Pride” hosted by Amnesty International, at the Grand Social

Amnesty International Ireland LGBTI Network is proud to present a free screening of African Pride, an award-winning documentary about those who are meeting homophobic violence and prejudice with visibility in South African townships. The screening will feature a panel discussion with the film’s director Laura Fletcher and Colm O’Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland. […]

Amnesty: FAMILY IN “NO” POSTER SAYS YES TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY

Amnesty: FAMILY IN “NO” POSTER SAYS YES TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY

The mother and father whose family has been used in a poster for the ‘No’ side of the upcoming referendum on marriage equality have asked Amnesty International Ireland to release the following statement on their behalf. Colm O’Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland said: “Earlier this week, the comedian Adam Hills posted on social […]

Why Coming Out Is Good For Business – Inaugural Event by InterTech Ireland

Why Coming Out Is Good For Business – Inaugural Event by InterTech Ireland

Alan Lambert gives us a rundown on InterTech Ireland’s inaugural event: Why Coming Out Is Good For Business InterTech Ireland is a new LGBT professional network, set up by Tomas Sator (Google) and Jan Hofmann (Facebook) in July 2014.  The network, whose members include AirBnB, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter, encourages diversity and inclusion in the […]