Tag Archive | Ireland

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 […]

Official trailer for epic Irish feature film Black 47 released

Official trailer for epic Irish feature film Black 47 released

The official trailer for the Irish feature film, Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) has been released by Wildcard Distribution.  The film will go on release in Ireland from Wednesday 5th September. The action film, which closed the recent Galway Film Fleadh to great acclaim, is set during the Great Irish Famine, and […]

Ireland pressed to introduce hate crime laws after LGBT attacks

Ireland pressed to introduce hate crime laws after LGBT attacks

LGBT campaigners called on the Irish government on Wednesday to make hate crimes illegal following a wave of violent attacks on the gay community. Over the course of the past few weeks, a brick was thrown through the window of a popular Dublin LGBT bar, homophobic slogans were scrawled on the walls of another, and […]

‘Somebody Feed Phil’ in Ireland (Brother Hubbard’s) – Premieres on 6 July

‘Somebody Feed Phil’ in Ireland (Brother Hubbard’s) – Premieres on 6 July

Somebody Feed Phil was filmed in Ireland last year, and the episode will be released globally, as part of a documentary series on Netflix on 6 July. In Somebody Feed Phil, the original documentary series from the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, Phil Rosenthal takes viewers on a goodwill eating tour of the world.  Along for the ride […]