Activist Tarlach MacNiallais moved from Belfast to New York in the mid-1980s. Photograph: Ray Hegarty via The New York Times

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The Lavender and Green LGBT Alliance during the St Patricks Day Parade in New York City. Photograph: Getty Images

Tributes have been made to the Irish American LGBT rights activist Tarlach MacNiallais who died in New York City on Wednesday, after contracting the c(...)