Tag Archive | Katherine Zappone

Funeral Arrangements: Dr Ann Louise Gilligan, RIP, Beloved Wife of Katherine Zappone,TD

Funeral Arrangements: Dr Ann Louise Gilligan, RIP, Beloved Wife of Katherine Zappone,TD

The wake service and funeral arrangements for Dr Ann Louise Gilligan, beloved wife of TD Katherine Zappone, have been finalised. Theologian Dr Gilligan passed away yesterday, 15th June, at St James Hospital in Dublin, after a short illness, in the care of the MISA team at the hospital. Her wife, Katherine, was by her side, […]

Katherine Zappone Wishes Happy Pride Day And Announces New LGBT Youth Strategy

Katherine Zappone Wishes Happy Pride Day And Announces New LGBT Youth Strategy

  This morning (Pride Day 25th June) Minister for Children & Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone announced that her Department will be leading on the development of a dedicated LGBT Youth Strategy this autumn. Moninne Griffith, Executive Director of BeLonG To, told EILE Magazine that she was really happy to hear the news commenting: “This is […]

TCD Seminar: LGBT Rights & The Law – Legal Rights and Legal Change #CICL

TCD Seminar: LGBT Rights & The Law – Legal Rights and Legal Change #CICL

This seminar on LGBT rights and legal change took place on Friday last (10th July) at Trinity College in Dublin. The Speakers included Senator David Norris, Senator Katherine Zappone, Ann Louise Gilligan, Brian Sheehan of GLEN, and Professor Mark Bell of TCD. The seminar was organised by Professor Ivana Bacik of TCD Law School, and […]

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 […]

Host of Well-Known Faces to Launch LGBT Helpline Video Ahead of ‘National Coming Out Day’

Host of Well-Known Faces to Launch LGBT Helpline Video Ahead of ‘National Coming Out Day’

The LGBT Helpline, together with a number of high-profile supporters, will launch a special video to mark the upcoming National Coming Out Day at 10.30am on Wednesday, 8th October at Bar 37, Dawson Street, Dublin 2. The video features six people of different ages from around Ireland, talking to their ‘younger selves’; giving themselves advice on […]