Tag Archive | Kieran Rose

GLEN: Jillian Van Turnhout To Carry Out Review

GLEN: Jillian Van Turnhout To Carry Out Review

Jillian Van Turnhout has been appointed by GLEN to carry out a review of the organisation. GLEN has had to answer queries from the Charities Regulator, after Chairperson and long-time activist, Kieran Rose, who resigned yesterday, had received funding of €11,500 for his senatorial campaign, apparently out of the organisation’s funds. Mr Rose had repaid […]

Exciting new departure for GLEN and for LGBT Equality in Ireland

Exciting new departure for GLEN and for LGBT Equality in Ireland

Today, 30th September, GLEN [Gay & Lesbian Network] are delighted to announce the appointment of Áine Duggan as the new Executive Director of GLEN. For the past four years, Áine has served as President and CEO of Re:Gender, a national U.S.-based gender equality organization. Under her leadership, Re:Gender rebranded and evolved its programming to address […]

Don’t Forget: Orlando Book of Condolence 3rd and last day!

Don’t Forget: Orlando Book of Condolence 3rd and last day!

Don’t forget that today is the third and last day for signing the Book of Condolence for the victims of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shootings in Florida. The Book of Condolence was opened for members of the public to sign on Monday and Tuesday of this week. It will also be open today, Wednesday 15th […]

GLEN: “One Year On – 412 Lesbian and Gay Couples Married, Now Let’s Resolve the Remaining Challenges”‏

GLEN: “One Year On – 412 Lesbian and Gay Couples Married, Now Let’s Resolve the Remaining Challenges”‏

“This weekend last year was an extraordinary and joyful weekend for LGBT people, their families and indeed all of Ireland, when with great generosity, Irish people voted that their lesbian and gay children, brothers and sisters, family members, friends and community members should be equal citizens and equal in our Constitution for the very first […]

GLEN: Joan Burton TD made a critical contribution to LGBT Equality‏

GLEN: Joan Burton TD made a critical contribution to LGBT Equality‏

GLEN has paid tribute to the former Tanáiste and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD., as she stepped down as Leader of the Labour Party. “As Tánaiste and Leader of the Labour Party, Joan Burton provided critically important leadership on LGBT equality issues throughout the last Government which was one of the most progressive Governments […]

GLEN welcomes the first CSO figures for marriages of lesbian and gay couples in Ireland

GLEN welcomes the first CSO figures for marriages of lesbian and gay couples in Ireland

The Central Statistics Office yesterday released Ireland’s first figures on the numbers of lesbian and gay couples who were married in Ireland, following the commencement of the equal marriage legislation in November 2015. 

Kieran Rose: LGBT Activist Standing For Seanad Éireann On Openness And Accountability

Kieran Rose: LGBT Activist Standing For Seanad Éireann On Openness And Accountability

Kieran Rose, LGBT activist and human rights campaigner, has decided to run for the Seanad, and is particularly concerned about the fact that housing standards appear to be determined by the needs of what he calls “certain vested interest groups” within the construction industry, rather than by the needs of the public. He has warned that […]