Tag Archive | Irish

Film: ‘Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect’ opens at IFI Cinemas October 13th, with additional screenings nationwide

Film: ‘Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect’ opens at IFI Cinemas October 13th, with additional screenings nationwide

Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect to open at the IFI Cinemas on October 13th, with additional screenings nationwide Wavelength Pictures have announced that documentary Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect, will open at the IFI Cinemas, Dublin, on October 13th.  This will follow the World Premiere of the film at the Irish Film Institute on October 1st, where it is screening […]

NLI to receive Irish civil rights activist’s photographic collection – President Higgins to attend

NLI to receive Irish civil rights activist’s photographic collection – President Higgins to attend

The Christopher Robson Photographic Collection will be presented to the National Library of Ireland (NLI)’s National Photographic Archive at 5.30pm, tomorrow, Tuesday, 15th December 2015 at the National Photographic Archive, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Christopher Robson’s civil partner, Bill Foley, and the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) will present the collection […]

Boston and New York Mayors Pave The Way for LGBT-Inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Boston and New York Mayors Pave The Way for LGBT-Inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parades

The mayors of both New York City and Boston have now made their voices heard in the campaign to allow LGBT Irish-American groups to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parades of the two cities. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh – an Irish-American whose parents hail from the Connemara Gaeltacht – has said that allowing LGBT […]

Thursday Tunes: David Burke – Beautiful Mind

Thursday Tunes: David Burke – Beautiful Mind

Thursday Tunes this week features Dubliner David Burke. From his album, Where Colours Swim,  here David sings Beautiful Mind, which you can download here . He also has two singles for FREE download from the same link. And wait, there’s more! David is also playing a FREE gig at Cassidy’s Bar, Westmoreland Street, Dublin on Wednesday […]

Twenty Years a’Growing: A Letter from Galway

Twenty Years a’Growing: A Letter from Galway

Scott De Buitléir on being inspired by Galway, gay rights and Gaelic literature Winter has truly set in over Eyre Square, as the Christmas Market is slowly assembled ahead of its grand opening this Friday. Marquees will soon be home to warm and welcoming stalls, selling mulled wine and homemade gifts. It’s an event that […]

Event: Limerick Pride Debate – Equality, It’s Time

Event: Limerick Pride Debate – Equality, It’s Time

As part of this year’s Limerick Pride festival, a discussion on LGBT equality in Ireland today will take place next Wednesday evening at the Absolute Hotel in Limerick City. The event, titled Equality, It’s Time – A Political Response, will see a panel of representatives from the main political parties in Ireland, including Minister Jan O’Sullivan TD […]

BREAKING: Irish Government Criticises Russia

BREAKING: Irish Government Criticises Russia

Irish Government officials have been in contact with senior Russian officials recently, criticising the recent laws against so-called ‘homosexual propaganda’ which have been widely deemed homophobic. In an e-mail forwarded to EILE, it was stated that officials at the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs have been in touch with ‘senior officials’ at the Russian Embassy in […]

Don’t Miss: Dancing With The Stars of the Scene

Don’t Miss: Dancing With The Stars of the Scene

Tonight (August 15) Davina Devine launches Dancing With The Stars of the Scene in The George in Dublin, where stars, promoters, club kids and DJs from the city’s LGBT scene will take to the stage with their best dance moves, all in aid of the new national LGBT Helpline. Taking place live on the G Stage […]

The Emigrant’s Letter

The Irish are no strangers to emigration, and guest writer Nick Bain knows that all too well, because he is amongst those who left Erin’s shores. Illustration by Philip Dunne.  We may not always like to admit it, but our wonderful little island has always been a nation of emigration. Some left off their own bat, some left […]

I Should Have Had Gay Parents

Frances Winston talks to actor Johnny O’Callaghan about his new play: Who’s Your Daddy?  Irish actor Johnny O’Callaghan, best known for his recurring role in Stargate: Atlantis, has turned his experience of being a gay man, adopting a Ugandan baby, into a new play that is soon to open Off-Broadway. The eagerly anticipated piece Who’s Your Daddy sees the Dubliner take his […]