19th December 2014
Amnesty: Ireland is ‘short-changing’ trans people with new gender bill 1
6:43 PM — Amnesty International has attacked the first draft of Ireland's new gender recognition bill.
Irish government publishes draft gender recognition law
1:34 PM — The Irish government has finally published a long-awaited bill which will recognise the gender of trans people.
17th December 2014
Irish same-sex marriage referendum to take place in May 13
10:09 AM — The Irish government has cleared the way for a referendum on same-sex marriage to take place in May 2015.
16th December 2014
Ireland: Cabinet discusses equal marriage referendum 41
11:06 AM — The Irish government is discussing the country’s same-sex marriage referendum at a meeting of the cabinet.
14th December 2014
Benjy the ‘gay’ bull arrives at animal sanctuary after rescue from slaughter 3
6:45 PM — A gay bull who was rescued from slaughter by the co-creator of the Simpsons has arrived at an animal sanctuary in Norwich.
13th December 2014
Benjy the gay bull to arrive at sanctuary, after being saved from slaughter
1:51 PM — A gay bull who was rescued from slaughter by the co-creator of the Simpsons will arrive at an animal sanctuary this weekend.
12th December 2014
Homophobia protest song is ‘most streamed’ in 2014 3
1:33 PM — Spotify has revealed that a song written as a protest against religious homophobia was the most-streamed single in 2014.
8th December 2014
Irish broadcast watchdog wants pro-gay messages ‘balanced’ with anti-gay ones 24
4:37 PM — The National Union of Journalists has attacked the Irish broadcast regulator, for insisting that pro-gay voices are 'balanced' with anti-gay ones ahead of the country's equal marriage referendum.
7th December 2014
Stephen Fry presents ‘Person of the Year’ award to drag queen Panti Bliss 5
12:05 PM — Irish drag queen activist Panti Bliss has picked up a Person of the Year award.
3rd December 2014
Irish Catholic church: Voting for same-sex marriage will undermine society 34
6:37 PM — The Catholic church has distributed a 16-page document to parishes across Ireland 'briefing' against same-sex marriage ahead of next year's referendum.
Irish PM goes for a drink in Dublin gay bar 9
1:38 PM — Ireland's Taoiseach has visited a popular Dublin gay bar.
1st December 2014
Androgynous model wears high heels for graduation 9
2:14 PM — Model Ivan Fahy graduated from NUI, Galway last month while wearing high heels.
29th November 2014
Ireland: Drag queen activist tipped to win ‘Person of the Year’ award 8
3:02 PM — An Irish drag queen who made a defiant speech about equality is tipped to pick up a 'Person of the Year' award.
28th November 2014
Ireland: Nine Catholic priests ‘spotted in gay bar’ 51
3:57 PM — New research has shed light on the "large gay scene" within the Irish Catholic Church.
26th November 2014
Ireland: Thousands register to vote ahead of marriage referendum 3
1:03 PM — Thousands of people have been registered to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's planned referendum on same-sex marriage.
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
Simpsons co-creator saves gay bull from slaughter 10
10:41 AM — A bull which was facing slaughter because its owner thought it was gay has been saved by a Hollywood producer.
16th November 2014
Colin Farrell makes heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 4
11:57 AM — Colin Farrell has made an emotional plea for people to register to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
10th November 2014
Methodist Church in Ireland ‘concerned’ by legal action against bakery that refused to bake ‘gay’ cake 73
2:51 PM — The Methodist Church in Ireland has released a statement saying a bakery that refused to bake a ‘gay’ cake featuring Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street acted in good "conscience."