Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Read all our Christmas content at irishtimes.com/itschristmas Surely nobody deserves Christmas more than Rory O’Neill, the man behind Panti B(...)

Dean McCarron (23), who died in San Francisco last week.

The remains of an Irish man who died in the US last week are due to arrive in Dublin Airport on Thursday, with his funeral set to take place on Saturd(...)

Police in the United States are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding Dean MacCearaín’s death, and the Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to his family.

Tributes have been paid to young Co Monaghan man Dean MacCearaín who died in San Francisco on Wednesday. Mr MacCearaín was described by friends as an (...)

Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Watching Conor Horgan’s movie The Queen of Ireland – which by the way should be compulsory viewing for the entire nation, put on the Leaving Cert curr(...)

Tourism Ireland is set to use a video to invite LGBT couples from around the world to celebrate their weddings and honeymoons in Ireland.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Tourism Ireland was quick off the mark after Ireland’s Yes vote in the marriage referendum in May – within 24 hours of the vote, it had launched its “(...)

  The organisers of the Outing were “walking on sunshine” on Sunday as they celebrated record numbers attending the third annual matchmaki(...)

Introducing ‘rainbow walks’ to Dublin streets will make the city a more attractive proposition for gay tourists, according to local Fine Gael members –  areas on Dame Street and Capel Street have been identified as possibile locations (artist’s impression)

Introducing ‘rainbow walks’ to Dublin streets will make the city a more attractive proposition for gay tourists, according to local Fine Gael members.(...)

Most LGBT people won’t have to come out on radio like Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, but there is still pressure involved in the process.  File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Most gay people won’t have to come out on national radio as Minister for Health Leo Varadkar did on Sunday. The Minister’s coming out was different, b(...)

Entertainer and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill known as Panti stops for a selfie with a passerby, at the launch of #ShareTheLove , a crowd funding campaign aimed at securing a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum, in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Leo Varadkar showed “bravery” in publicly coming out, entertainer and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, better known as Panti Bliss, has said.The Mini(...)

Bono: “oops” – how Bono began his apology for the Apple stunt in which U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ album was automatically downloaded to iTunes accounts.   Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A is for Adnan Syed. Convicted of the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, the Baltimore man’s case is the subject of this year’s most talked-about investig(...)