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NI: Killing of NI journalist should spur LGBT+ marriage equality, says partner

NI: Killing of NI journalist should spur LGBT+ marriage equality, says partner

An outpouring of anger and grief over the killing of Northern Irish journalist ,Lyra McKee, should spur politicians to put their differences aside, and introduce equal marriage rights for same-sex couples, her partner said on Friday. McKee, a journalist and campaigner for LGBT+ rights, was fatally shot by an Irish nationalist militant while reporting on […]

NI: Lyra McKee (RIP) was an ‘inspiring thinker’

NI: Lyra McKee (RIP) was an ‘inspiring thinker’

(Reuters) – A year after moving to Derry, celebrated journalist, Lyra Catherine McKee, wrote about how she looked forward to “better times ahead and saying goodbye to bombs and bullets once and for all”. She was killed shortly afterwards, shot dead during a riot that underscored the challenges still faced by Northern Ireland, 21 years […]

NI: Dali-icious art break in Belfast’s Culloden Estate this June

NI: Dali-icious art break in Belfast’s Culloden Estate this June

The largest collection of Dali’s works seen in Ireland, plus collections from Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and Banksy, will form the centrepiece of Art In The Garden at the five-star Culloden Estate, Belfast, from June 15-30. In conjunction with Gormleys Fine Art, 14 pieces from the Dali Universe in Switzerland will lead the exhibition, containing more than 120 […]

NI: ‘New culture war’ – LGBT+ community fights for gay marriage

NI: ‘New culture war’ – LGBT+ community fights for gay marriage

Hidden away up several flights of stairs in the centre of Belfast, Northern Ireland, teenagers, many of them with shocks of red, blue and rainbow hair, relaxed and joked with one another. At the LGBT+ youth group, run by charity Cara-Friend, they felt themselves to be among friends, free to be themselves. But outside, the […]

NI: Tonight! ‘Removed’ World Premiere Sat 9 (till 16th March) At Belfast Children’s Festival

NI: Tonight! ‘Removed’ World Premiere Sat 9 (till 16th March) At Belfast Children’s Festival

New production images are released for Removed, a brand new play inspired by interviews with young people growing up in care in Northern Ireland, created by Prime Cut Productions, in collaboration with playwright Fionnuala Kennedy, and Voice Of Young People In Care (VOYPIC), and in association with Young at Art.  Removed will receive its world premiere at […]

Rainbow Project NI: ‘Pride in Newry’ to host UK & Ireland Pride

Rainbow Project NI: ‘Pride in Newry’ to host UK & Ireland Pride

The Rainbow Project in Northern Ireland have congratulated their partners, Pride in Newry, on being chosen to host next year’s 2019 UK & Ireland Pride Festival and Parade. They say the team have worked very hard in increasing visibility and acceptance of LGBT people in Newry, and beyond. The Rainbow Project said:

NI: QUB – Conor McGinn MP – Equality & Diversity Lecture – 22 Nov

NI: QUB – Conor McGinn MP – Equality & Diversity Lecture – 22 Nov

Conor McGinn, who recently proposed an NI equal marriage amendment to a Westminster Bill, gives an Equality and Diversity talk at @QUBelfast on Thursday, 22 November, at 7.00pm. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/queens-university-policy-engagement-lecture-series-tickets-50348852774 Conor McGinn MP, Labour Party 22 November 2018 @ 7.00pm | Emeleus Lecture Theatre | Queen’s University Belfast Queen’s University Belfast University Road Belfast […]