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Rights or Religion: LGBT Rights in Catholic Ireland

Rights or Religion: LGBT Rights in Catholic Ireland

By Tucker Berardi | Jun 6
In Ireland, the majority of schools and hospitals used to be funded by the Catholic Church, a reality that leaves a legacy that must now be dealt with.

Belfast: Echoes of the Past Remain Despite Changes

Belfast: Echoes of the Past Remain Despite Changes

By Alastair Grant | Apr 20
The upbeat Belfast of today looks and feels nothing like the high-security city that once captured world headlines for all the wrong reasons.

A Tipple or Six: Ireland's Best New Spirits

A Tipple or Six: Ireland's Best New Spirits

By Jill Gleeson | Mar 17
With Paddy's Day almost upon us, there's no better time to raise a glass to -- or with -- the following stellar new Irish spirits. Sláinte!

Ireland's Ashford Castle Turns Green for St. Patrick's Day

Ireland's Ashford Castle Turns Green for St. Patrick's Day

By EDGE | Mar 17
The historic Ashford Castle in County Mayo in the west of Ireland is among the world's most iconic buildings set to turn green for St. Patrick's Day.

Pub Crawling Through Dingle, Ireland

Pub Crawling Through Dingle, Ireland

By Dorothy Abernathy | Mar 9
On a trip to Europe, we went looking for some real Irish charm. We found it, in Dingle, a town of 1,200 people on Ireland's southwest coast.

A St. Patrick Irish Adventure

Mar 2
Shrouded in mist, the sacred mountain rises above the countryside, majestic, mysterious and a little foreboding. Here, on this rocky west coast promontory overlooking the Atlantic, St. Patrick is said to have fasted for 40 days and nights.

Irish Journalist Plays Victim Card on ’Pantigate’ Scandal

By EDGE | Apr 14
Citing weight loss, insomnia and being ostracized by media colleagues, one of the alleged anti-gay journalists at the center of the "Pantigate" scandal in Ireland is serving up enough w(h)ine to put Napa Valley to shame.

Panti-Monium: Where Pride Meets St. Patrick’s Day

By Alice Farrell | Mar 17
Drag performer Panti (aka Rory O’Neill) was the "Queen of Queens" marching with Mayor Bill deBlasio earlier this month at the "St. Patrick’s Parade for All" across the East River in Sunnyside, Queens.

Drag Queen’s Speech Fuels Irish Gay Rights Debate

Feb 11
Ireland’s top drag queen, Miss Panti Bliss, has driven a stiletto heel through this nation’s long-running debate on gay rights. Panti has riled up conservative Catholics and won global admirers in a social media tour de force

Forbes Apologizes for Calling Irish President Gay

Jul 24
Financial news publisher Forbes says it’s apologizing to Ireland’s president for inaccurately describing him as gay in an online article.

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