25th November 2014
Spar staff member hailed for refusing to serve couple who called man a ‘faggot’ 20
4:49 PM — A staff member in convenience store Spar has been commended for turning away two customers who mocked a gay man because of his appearance, calling him a "faggot".
23rd November 2014
Benjy the ‘gay’ bull to be castrated at wildlife sanctuary 14
4:53 PM — A 'gay' bull who was saved from the slaughter this month is facing castration at his new home.
21st November 2014
The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue backs equal marriage ahead of Ireland referendum 4
6:11 PM — Singer Danny O'Donoghue has shown his support for equal marriage in Ireland, ahead of the country's planned referendum.
19th November 2014
Dara Ó Briain backs marriage equality ahead of Irish referendum 4
11:51 AM — Dara O'Briain has backed the equal marriage voter registration campaign, ahead of Ireland's upcoming referendum.
18th November 2014
DUP MPs launch petition supporting bakery that refused to bake ‘gay’ cake 37
10:42 AM — Three Democratic Unionist MPs have launched a petition in support of a bakery to be taken to court for refusing to make a ‘gay’ cake.
10th November 2014
Ireland: Colin Farrell backs ‘Yes’ campaign for equal marriage referendum 9
1:01 PM — Irish actor Colin Farrell has voiced his support for the 'Yes' campaign ahead of the country's upcoming referendum on equal marriage.
5th November 2014
Watch: Heartwarming equal marriage ad launches in Ireland ahead of referendum 15
1:02 PM — A moving advert has been released as part of a voter registration campaign ahead of next year's referendum on equal marriage.
3rd November 2014
Ireland: Yes campaign launches ahead of equal marriage referendum 10
2:31 PM — LGBT groups in Ireland have teamed up to launch a voter registration campaign, ahead of next year's referendum on equal marriage.
Ireland: Trans woman awarded compensation after 17-year gender recognition legal battle 4
11:32 AM — A transgender women has been awarded €50,000 (£39,000) in compensation, after settling a battle for gender recognition with the Irish government.
29th October 2014
Ireland: Transgender groups hail victory in gender recognition battle 1
3:09 PM — The Transgender Equality Network Ireland has welcomed a settlement between the Irish government and a trans woman, bringing gender recognition into law.
28th October 2014
Trans woman finally settles 17-year lawsuit against Irish government 4
4:15 PM — Transgender woman Lydia Foy will finally end her long-running legal battle with the Irish government for gender recognition.
26th October 2014
Drag queen: Irish broadcaster RTE threw me under the bus over Catholic homophobe row 5
2:30 PM — Drag artist Panti Bliss has lashed out as Irish state broadcaster RTE, after it paid a settlement to a Catholic lobbying group she accused of being "homophobes".
25th October 2014
Sinead O’Connor: I want to date women again, it isn’t working with men 16
6:27 PM — Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has revealed that she is now looking to date women - because it "ain't really working out" with men.
20th October 2014
Ireland: Gay Catholic priest ‘on leave’ after being outed in court case 14
12:35 PM — A Catholic gay priest in Ireland is on leave "to reflect on his ministry”, after his sexuality was discovered by Church leaders.
12th October 2014
Ireland: Poll suggests landslide victory in upcoming equal marriage referendum 19
7:13 PM — An upcoming referendum on same-sex marriage could result in a landslide victory for marriage equality, a poll has found.
8th October 2014
Ireland: LGBT recruitment guide launched at biggest careers fair
12:35 PM — Leading Irish workplace diversity charity GLEN has launched a recruitment guide to help LGBT graduates get employed
17th September 2014
Ireland: Gender recognition bill to be published ‘by end of the year’ 1
5:27 PM — The Irish government will publish a long-awaited bill to recognise the gender of trans people by the end of 2014, it has been announced.
10th September 2014
Ireland: Government advances bill to ban religious schools from discriminating against gay teachers 4
5:00 PM — The Irish government will advance a bill to close a loophole in equality law that permits religious employers to discriminate against gays.
Ireland: Bishop files complaint after Christian charity awards grant to LGBT centre 19
2:28 PM — A Catholic Bishop has filed a complaint on "moral grounds" after a religious charity awarded a grant to an LGBT community centre.
1st September 2014
Greece: Irish same-sex couple drown on holiday 6
1:19 PM — A professional violinist has drowned in Crete, while attempting to rescue his same-sex partner.