On the Probe trail in TCD during the 2016 staging of the event.

More than 40 free events including debates and live experiments feature in Dublin’s “pop up festival of research” taking place at Trinity College Dubl(...)

Cheesy photo op Award: A shot taken from the Twitter feed of Leo Varadkar of himself and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau jogging in Phoenix Park, Dublin in July. File photograph: @campaignforleo/PA Wire

For Promoting Better Public Understanding of Science Danny Healy-Rae. Without Danny how would we know that climate change is a swizz and that driving(...)

Oliver Callan’s entertainment company made an annual profit of €178,000 last year. (Photograph: Collins Courts)

The entertainment company owned by satirist and impersonator Oliver Callan has reported accumulated profits of more than €600,000 in accounts just fil(...)

Senator David Norris. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A national housing co-operative to take over distressed mortgages has been proposed by Independent Senator David Norris. Introducing a Private Membe(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar gets into the spirit of things at Dublin (P)ride! Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Stephen’s Green was a riot of glitterbeards, rainbow facepaint and all manner of colourful costumes as thousands thronged the city centre for the annu(...)

Pride parade, 2016. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill,  The Irish Times

The Dublin Pride parade begins at 2pm this Saturday, but there are plenty of other festival events to keep you occupied. The theme this year is “findi(...)

Senator David Norris at his home on North Great George's Street. Photograph: Dave Meehan

“David, are homosexuals sick people?” “No, indeed they are not. We are neither sick, ill, pathological, neurotic nor any of these emotive terms that (...)

Joni Crone on The Late Late Show in 1980: during the 23-minute segment she never flinched, not even when asked whether her parents regarded her as “mentally deficient, or sinful or culpably ignorant”.

It’s nearly 40 years ago but Joni Crone still remembers the “whoosh” of the studio lights seeking her out and her stomach churning fear as she waited (...)

 Leo Varadkar: So many prominent roles are filled by openly gay and lesbian people   that many forget such a situation would have been unthinkable a generation ago. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

On February 1st, 2009, at the height of her country’s financial crisis, Jóhanna Sigurdardottir was elected Iceland’s first female prime minister and t(...)

Kieran Rose, chair of Glen. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

The announcement this week that the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (Glen) is to be wound up brings an abrupt and inglorious end to the story of(...)