Declan Flynn

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  Mary Supple from Finesse Weddings in her Rathangan, Co Kildare, showroom.  Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

On Friday morning Lorna O’Driscoll and Declan Flynn nervously awaited news on whether Kildare would be released from lockdown. For them the implicatio(...)

Marc Power: ‘I’ve no issues with my sexuality; other people do.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A middle-aged man was attacked in a suspected homophobic assault by a group of youths in north Dublin, who beat him with weapons while calling him a “(...)

Children at today’s Pride march in Dublin will grow up in a country transformed for the better. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

To those who attended Dublin’s first gay-pride march, a gathering of a few hundred activists in March 1983, the huge carnival-style celebration that w(...)

People gather for the start of the Dublin Pride Parade. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“Pride is a protest,” veteran LGBTI+ campaigner Izzy Kamikaze told the thousands of people gathered in the blazing sun on Smithfield Square for Dublin(...)

Declan Flynn, whose killers left him bleeding so severely that he died of asphyxia, essentially choking on his own blood.

Declan Flynn loved music, particularly Elvis Presley. The former Aer Rianta worker had a special bond with his Down syndrome brother Greg and loved br(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone: “Living in Ireland during criminalisation, as a lesbian, was stressful; it was difficult.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Work has started on amending legislation to expunge the criminal convictions of gay men prosecuted before homosexuality was decriminalised in 1993, th(...)

Leo Varadkar: ‘Men and women of all ages who tried to live and love and be themselves in a society where their identity was feared and despised, and who were aliens in their own country for their entire lives.’ File photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

A number of founding members of the State were homosexual, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil as the Government on Tuesday issued a formal apology t(...)

A city centre property complex in Belfast, which includes Ireland’s tallest building, the 27 storey Obel Tower, is to get a £2 million investment, acc(...)

The Gamechangers: Ian Keir Attard as Dan Houser, Joe Dempsie as Jamie King, and Daniel Radcliffe as Sam Houser

After The Gamechangers on BBC Two on Tuesday, Rockstar, which makes Grand Theft Auto, the video game that is the subject of this fact-inspired drama, (...)

Sarah Francis and Una Mullally after voting  on  Pearse street in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson

We knew it by Friday afternoon. This referendum was always going to live or die on turnout. A high turnout would mean the dedicated base of No voters (...)

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