Tag Archive | Ireland

Great FREE Events For Culture Night This Year!

Great FREE Events For Culture Night This Year!

Frances Winston gives us a run-down on what we can expect from Culture Night this year, with some great events for the LGBTQ community! From humble beginnings in 2006, Culture Night has grown to become an annual institution that sees cultural activities, venues, tours, and one-off events open to the public totally gratis for one […]

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 […]

Film Review & Trailer: Never Grow Old

Film Review & Trailer: Never Grow Old

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Ivan Kavanagh – Starring: Emile Hirsch, Déborah François, John Cusack, Danny Webb, Tim Ahern, Sam Louwyck Although they used to be a huge money-maker, Westerns are not the most popular of genres at the moment, and they can be tricky to pull off. Done badly, they become cliché-riddled, and […]

Irish film, The Hole In The Ground, to open across Ireland March 1st

Irish film, The Hole In The Ground, to open across Ireland March 1st

Lee Cronin’s highly anticipated film, THE HOLE IN THE GROUND, will be released in Irish and UK cinemas on Friday, 1 March.  Wildcard Distribution, who will be distributing the film in Ireland, have launched the official trailer.  YouTube Trailer: https://youtu.be/roWrCVdMIks Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill (Séana Kerslake) is building a new life on the fringes of a […]

Irish Government Aims to Join Equal Rights Coalition

Irish Government Aims to Join Equal Rights Coalition

The Irish Government intends to become a member of the ERC from 2019.

World AIDS Day: HIV Ireland urges Govmt to tackle rising HIV figures

World AIDS Day: HIV Ireland urges Govmt to tackle rising HIV figures

On World AIDS Day 2018, Ireland is facing the real prospect that new HIV diagnoses will top 500 for the second time in 3 years. To date, provisional figures for 2018 indicate there have been 459 new HIV diagnoses in Ireland, 26 ahead of this time last year [www.hpsc.ie]. That’s over ten new infections per […]

Letter: Ireland’s Failure Towards Its Trans Community

Letter: Ireland’s Failure Towards Its Trans Community

The letter below was received by EILE Magazine yesterday from P. Roberts*, a mother whose transgender daughter has recently attempted suicide: “Yesterday afternoon my daughter tried to commit suicide. She swallowed some Xanax, took a taxi up into the Dublin mountains, filled her backpack with large stones, and walked into a lake. I don’t know […]