The Gay Byrne era officially ended on Monday when he died at home in Dublin, surrounded by family, aged Tributes flowed. A consummate entertainer, he also provided a voice for all those who had been silenced or were afraid to speak up, and he forced us to confront things that needed to be challenged in our society.
Gay Community News website. Show: Covers Chronological list. It is a year since we voted not only to lift the ban on same-sex couples getting married, but to place an obligation on the state to put in place a law for marriage equality.
Patrick Freyne looks back at the career of the multi award-winning broadcaster Gay Byrne. Gay Byrnewho has died at the age of 85, was the undisputed leading figure in the history of Irish broadcasting, and played a hugely influential role in the transformation of attitudes in the latter part of the 20th century. In a career that spanned six decades, he was father figure, confessor, inquisitor and entertainer, all rolled into one.
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These are external links and will open in a new window. The laws on abortion and the ban on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland are set to change. A bill bringing its laws more in line with the rest of the UK, where access to abortion is more limited and same-sex marriage is legal, has passed its final stage in Westminster.
GCN's first issue was published on 10 February as an 8-page tabloid newspaper. It has been published consistently each month, with one exception. GCN was originally funded by the Irish state during the economically difficult s and early s, a combination of a policy-driven scaling back of this funding and the improvement of Ireland's financial fortunes allowed it to become a commercial entity inalthough it still carries funding banners from the National Development Plan and Pobal.
Pop star Smith came out as non-binary this year, sparking a debate over gender and sexuality. The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime. The protest was held this afternoon outside the Department of Health building in Dublin. The Department is putting out a public consultation in the coming weeks on the issue.
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