11th March 2015
Bishop ‘regrets causing hurt’ after comparing homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 28
1:55 PM — An Irish bishop who compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome has defended his remarks.
10th March 2015
WATCH this Catholic couple’s heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 23
11:45 AM — Brighid and Paddy, a Roman Catholic couple who have been married for 50 years, have released a video showing their support for equal marriage in Ireland.
9th March 2015
Yes Equality campaign launched in Dublin 2
5:32 PM — A pro-equal marriage campaign has been officially launched in the Republic of Ireland - just over two months before the country's referendum.
Irish bishop equates homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 148
1:10 PM — An Irish bishop has compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome , while claiming it is not "what God intended".
Gay politician defends decision to ban referee from wearing rainbow wristband 5
12:45 PM — An out gay politician has backed the organisation in charge of Gaelic football's decision to ban a referee from wearing a rainbow wristband during a match on Saturday.
8th March 2015
Irish referee banned from wearing rainbow wristband 13
3:42 PM — A Gaelic football referee has been banned from wearing a rainbow wristband - because it is considered a "political symbol" ahead of Ireland's equal marriage referendum
6th March 2015
Irish company refuses to print gay couple’s civil partnership ceremony invites 24
10:53 AM — A printing company in Drogheda, Ireland, refused to print the invitations for a gay couple's civil partnership ceremony because the owners “don’t agree with homosexuality”.
26th February 2015
Republic of Ireland: Lesbian couple beaten in homophobic attack 6
9:35 AM — Two women say they have been "inundated with messages of support" after being beaten unconscious in a homophobic attack.
25th February 2015
Catholic Bishop: ‘Gay people can marry… just not each other’ 37
3:31 PM — A Catholic Bishop from Ireland has said that there is nothing stopping gay people from getting married, as long as they don't marry each other.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
21st February 2015
Leaflet distributed in Dublin claims being gay gives you cancer 29
6:54 PM — A leaflet distributed in Dublin claims that gay people have a life expectancy of 60 because they "contract cancers earlier in life".
Could May 23 be the gayest day ever? 5
5:13 PM — May 23, 2015 could be one of the gayest days ever, according to drag artist Panti Bliss.
20th February 2015
Date set for Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum 11
5:23 PM — Ireland has set a provisional date for the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
18th February 2015
Gay dating apps used by attackers to trap victims in Ireland 23
1:40 PM — Attackers in Cork in Ireland are using gay dating apps to lure their victims into meeting.
16th February 2015
Ireland: One in five voters undecided ahead of equal marriage referendum 69
1:10 PM — One in five potential voters in Ireland are still undecided on same-sex marriage, just three months before the country's referendum.
15th February 2015
Interfaith religious group urges Ireland to pass same-sex marriage 6
2:57 PM — Religious lobbying groups in Ireland have formed a coalition in support of same-sex marriage.
14th February 2015
Irish MEP: Government’s gender recognition bill is an insult to trans people 2
5:45 PM — Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan has attacked the Irish government's "disgraceful" draft gender recognition bill.
13th February 2015
Ireland: Former equality minister comes out as gay 1
1:51 PM — Ireland's former equality minister has hmself come out as gay.
12th February 2015
WATCH: Out lesbian Senator Katherine Zappone’s call for marriage equality in Ireland 4
1:12 PM — Katherine Zappone, Ireland’s only out lesbian senator, says the country “stands poised to become a beacon of freedom” if it passes equal marriage.
10th February 2015
10% of LGBT people in Ireland have quit their job because of discrimination 8
2:49 PM — Research by the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network found that some 30% of gay, lesbian and bisexual employees in Ireland are harassed at work.