Tonie Walsh

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Macdara Yeates

We are our stories. To be human is to have a story to tell. This year’s St Patrick’s Festival takes our indigenous love of and facility for storytelli(...)

I am Tonie Walsh      ★★★ Project Arts Centre, Dublin The sturdy turntables on Tonie Walsh’s desk are not any old decks. T(...)

The spinning gods of desire and anger: Daithí Mac Suibhne  in Hero, by Ken Rogan, directed by Amilia Stewart, at Bewley’s Cafe Theatre

I AM TONIE WALSH Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Previews Nov 27 Opens Nov 28-Dec 1. 7.30pm (Fri-Sat 7pm) €15-€20 projectartscentre.ie More than a decade(...)

 Jenny Greene on stage with the  RTÉ Concert Orchestra
On My Culture Radar: Jenny Greene

Current favourite book I really enjoyed The Secret DJ, written anonymously. It went behind the scenes and explained what it was like in the heyda(...)

This week the Government issued a formal State apology to the victims of the anti-homosexual laws that were finally repealed 25 years ago. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo

A formal State apology like the one delivered this week by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan to the victims of the anti-homosexual laws that were (...)

Tonie Walsh (left) and Brian Finnegan

What is your favourite destination to visit? Tonie: Tarifa in Andalucía, which I call the nipple of Spain, where the Med meets the Atlantic. I was in(...)

Gay rights activist Tonie Walsh: “People were conditioned into a state of fear by the existence of the law.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It was well after midnight when Tonie Walsh was woken by the ringing phone. On the line was a panicked friend. He had been out in Dublin and decided t(...)

 Rory O’Neill (Ms Panti Bliss) being interviewed at the launch of “KnowNow”, a national free rapid HIV testing programme. His bar  is offering free HIV tests to patrons. Photograph: Eric Luke

The attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando has devastated the LGBT community in the US and abroad. It also directly targeted the idea of gay clubs b(...)

A night at Mother in Copper Alley

Cormac Cashman knows how to party. As club promoter responsible for Mother, Prhomo and Sweatbox, three of Dublin’s most popular gay club nights, Cashm(...)

Although this book has many moving moments, it is not filled with flourish or colour. It is as considered and careful, in its tone, as the campaign was, and all the more useful for that.

Gay people in Ireland over the past half-century have been lucky with their leaders, and indeed supporters. While figures such as David Norris, Kat(...)

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