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The Cranberries take their final bow with ‘All Over Now’

The Cranberries take their final bow with ‘All Over Now’

Irish band The Cranberries have released the first single from the final album. All Over Now comes ahead of their album In The End – which is due to be released on April 26th. The band’s final album features the vocals of lead singer Dolores O’Riordan who died in early 2018. Her death in a London hotel was […]

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Elton John says Ireland’s abortion vote shows how mindsets can change

Elton John says Ireland’s abortion vote shows how mindsets can change

Elton John says Ireland’s historic vote that will allow abortion to be legalised is a great example of how mindsets can change. according the news service Reuters. The singer made the observation during a trip to Ukraine where he is promoting AIDS awareness. Elton has traveled to the country regularly over the years and performed […]

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China dumped from Eurovision broadcast after it censored gay content

China dumped from Eurovision broadcast after it censored gay content

Audience’s in China won’t be seeing this year’s Eurovision final after the local broadcaster censored parts of the semi-finals broadcast. Eurovision has strict rules for broadcasters and one of the big ones is you can’t censor out parts of the performances. When the first Semi-Final aired in China the local broadcaster took out the performance […]

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Ireland’s gay love song a favourite at Eurovision

Ireland’s gay love song a favourite at Eurovision

Ireland have qualified for the Eurovision final for the first time in five years with audiences loving Ryan O’Shaughnessy’s perfomance of ‘Together’. Just like in the video for the song, his live performance included two boys doing an interpretive dance depiction of a gay couple breaking up. Ireland was one of ten countries to make it […]

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Tiernan Brady on why a positive message will win the marriage debate

Tiernan Brady on why a positive message will win the marriage debate

As Australian long drawn out debate over marriage equality drags on, the head of the ‘Yes’ campaign is adamant that one side of the debate will be sticking to a positive message. “We have got to this point by being a positive and respectful campaign, and we are going to remain utterly, totally and unendingly […]

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Alan Tudge on postal plebiscite “It will look and feel like an election”

Alan Tudge on postal plebiscite “It will look and feel like an election”

Alan Tudge, the Minister for Human Services, says the government’s postal plebiscite which will see the Australian Bureau of Statistics survey Australians thoughts on marriage equality will look and feel like an election. Speaking on the ABC’s RN Drive Tudge told host Patricia Karvelas that while the plebiscite would not be conducted by the Australian Electoral […]

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Leo Varadkar will be the next Prime Minister of Ireland

Leo Varadkar will be the next Prime Minister of Ireland

Leo Varadkar is set to become the next Prime Minister of Ireland after his party Fine Gael elected him to be the successor to Edna Kenny. Varadkar will be Ireland’s first Prime Minister who is gay, and the fourth head of state who is known to be same sex attracted. As political commentators had predicted, […]

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Is Ireland about to get their first gay Prime Minister?

Is Ireland about to get their first gay Prime Minister?

Is Ireland about to get their first gay Prime Minister? Current Irish leader Edna Kenny has announced he’ll be stepping down as leader of political party Fine Gael, bringing an end to his time as the country’s Taoiseach, or Prime Minister. The man looking most likely to replace him his current Social Protection Minister Leo […]

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Irish police abandon Stephen Fry blasphemy investigation

Irish police abandon Stephen Fry blasphemy investigation

Irish police have halted their blasphemy investigation focusing on Stephen Fry because they couldn’t find enough people who were offended by his comments. The complaint was lodged by a member of the public after a 2015 television interview where Fry, an atheist, described what he’d say God if they met at the pearly gates. Fry […]

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Irish police confirm Stephen Fry is being investigated for blasphemy

Irish police confirm Stephen Fry is being investigated for blasphemy

Irish police have confirmed that television personality Stephen Fry is the subject of a blasphemy investigation. The complaint was lodged by a member of the public after 1 2015 television interview where Fry, an atheist,  described what he’d say God if they met at the pearly gates. Fry told interviewer Gay Byrne’s show The Meaning of […]

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