Tag Archive | Ireland

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 […]

Epic Irish movie set in The Great Famine, Black 47 in Irish cinemas 7th September

Epic Irish movie set in The Great Famine, Black 47 in Irish cinemas 7th September

The Irish feature film, Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) will go on nationwide release on Friday 7th September, with previews scheduled for the previous weekend, 31st August, 1st September and 2nd September. This action film, set during the Great Irish Famine, stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the […]

Irish Film MAZE now available to stream on Netflix

Irish Film MAZE now available to stream on Netflix

MAZE is based on the true story of the 1983 mass break-out of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze high-security prison in Northern Ireland.  As Larry Marley (Tom Vaughan-Lawlor), the chief architect of the escape, schemes his way towards pulling off this feat, he comes into contact with prison warder, Gordon Close (Barry Ward).