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(...)

Panti Bliss - aka Rory O’Neill - with Stephen Fry at the Rehab People of the Year awards. Photograph: Zara Zhuang/The Irish Times

Rory O’Neill - aka Panti Blis - and Garda whistleblowers Maurice McCabe and John Wilson were among the winners of the 2014 People of the Year Awards.O(...)

Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs James Reilly, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Brian Sheehan, Director of Gay and Lesbian Equality Network visited Dublin’s gay Pantibar on Tuesday night.

“So there’s An Taoiseach in Pantibar,” a post on the Dublin gay bar’s Facebook page reads over a picture of Enda Kenny who visited the bar last night.(...)

At the beginning of Patrick Dennis’s 1955 novel Auntie Mame, a bewildered small boy arrives at a sophisticated Manhattan apartment to find a wild part(...)

Woman in the making: Rory O’Neill, aka Panti Bliss, carefully prepares to take on his stage persona.

Rory O’Neill, or Panti as he is equally widely known, has become a hero of the gay rights movement thanks to his public clash with conservatives. His (...)

Panti Bliss, aka Rory O’Neill, with Anne Doyle at the launch of Panti’s memoir Woman in the Making. Photgraph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Rory O’Neill, the entertainer and gay rights activist better known as Panti Bliss, said his newly published memoir was a reflection of a changing Irel(...)

Drag queen Panti Bliss (AKA Rory O’Neill) has been nominated to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge by two Dublin-based Redemptorist priests. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Two Catholic priests have undertaken the Ice Bucket Challenge and nominated the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, papal nuncio Archbishop(...)

  The Pride Parade in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ireland’s gay community needs to focus on “the freedoms that we still have to secure”, the grand marshal of Saturday’s Dublin Pride parade said. Colm(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland received  four  complaints from viewers over the broadcasting of an apology by presenter Brendan O’Connor arising out of an interview with drag queen artist Rory O’Neill, aka Panti Bliss.

The broadcasting watchdog has upheld RTÉ’s right to apologise to the Iona Institute and John Waters over an allegation of homophobia which surfaced on(...)

Entertainer and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill (Panti) has called on gay and bisexual men in Ireland to get tested or re-tested for HIV. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /The Irish Times

Entertainer and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill (Panti Bliss) has called on gay and bisexual men in Ireland to get tested or re-tested for HIV, stres(...)