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Australia’s Folau asks for code of conduct hearing

Australia’s Folau asks for code of conduct hearing

(Reuters) – Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has asked for a code of conduct hearing to be scheduled by Rugby Australia (RA) after the governing body said they intended to terminate his contract for controversial social media posts. The 30-year-old Folau, a devout Christian, was issued a code of conduct breach notice on Monday following an […]

Listen: Susie blue – She Is

Listen: Susie blue – She Is

On EILE’s music slot today, we are delighted to feature SHE IS, the latest single from rising Northern Irish artist and LGBTQ activist, Susie blue, an Indie-Pop-Rocker hailing from Derry, with her distinctive gay indie-pop vibe.  Permeated with a ‘spirit of the 90s’ indie sound, and noughties’ synths, SHE IS is DIY retro at its […]

IDGTF 2019: Minister Josepha Madigan Launches 16th IDGTF Programme

IDGTF 2019: Minister Josepha Madigan Launches 16th IDGTF Programme

The 16th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, Ireland’s most exciting and diverse theatre festival, returns to the capital from May 6th to 19th, kicking off the summer season with 21 world class performances from the four corners of the world, across 5 Stages, for two glorious weeks this May.  The festival, the largest LGBT+ theatre […]

Matthew Shepard: Judy Shepard To Receive Honorary Doctorate

Matthew Shepard: Judy Shepard To Receive Honorary Doctorate

On Saturday, May 18th, the University of Wyoming will present LGBTQ+ civil rights activist and President of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, Judy Shepard, with its highest award, the honorary doctoral degree. The Doctor of Humane Letters degree, given during the 2019 commencement ceremony, is given to an individual(s) that exemplifies the values of excellence, service […]

IDGTF 2019: Book Tickets Now! (& Volunteers Wanted!)

IDGTF 2019: Book Tickets Now! (& Volunteers Wanted!)

The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2019 are really excited to share their upcoming festival plays with you. You can book your tickets now for these award-winning, engaging, hilarious, and provocative productions!  They are also looking for volunteers to help make this year’s festival a roaring success! For more information, please click here to view the […]

Live Collision 10th Edition: Projects Arts Centre – 24 to 27 April 2019

Live Collision 10th Edition: Projects Arts Centre – 24 to 27 April 2019

The 10th edition of Live Collision International Festival (LCIF2019), Ireland’s leading live arts festival, will take over the Project Arts Centre in Dublin, from 24 until 27 April, 2019. Featuring 18 eclectic events, including 15 Irish Premieres and 2 World Premieres by 38+ groundbreaking artists from across Europe, the UK and Ireland, the programme includes […]

Rugby Australia issue statement re Israel Folau

Rugby Australia issue statement re Israel Folau

Rugby Australia Chief Executive, Raelene Castle and NSW Rugby Union CEO, Andrew Hore have issued the following statement in relation to Israel Folau: “Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Rugby Union have made repeated attempts to contact Israel both directly and via his representatives since 6.30pm on Wednesday, and at this point he has […]