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# pantigate - Sunday 25 October, 2015

# pantigate - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Panti's story of activism and giving laughs to the usual queer crowd will make you proud The Queen Of Ireland This post contains videos

Panti's story of activism and giving laughs to the usual queer crowd will make you proud

A new documentary looks at Panti Bliss and the story of marriage equality in Ireland.

# pantigate - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge "The country needed to have that conversation" - Panti returns to the Saturday Night Show Pantigate

"The country needed to have that conversation" - Panti returns to the Saturday Night Show

Panti, aka Rory O’Neill, was back with Brendan last night.

# pantigate - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Panti Bliss was celebrated by Graham Norton and Jonathan Ross last night Pantigate

Panti Bliss was celebrated by Graham Norton and Jonathan Ross last night

Among other people. She won an award for her anti-homophobia activism during Pantigate.

# pantigate - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

"They picked the wrong drag queen": The power of Panti's call

New trailer from The Queen of Ireland doc shows how Rory O’Neill as Panti “spoke the truth above the heads of the political classes, straight to the people of Ireland”.

# pantigate - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Complaints about RTÉ's Panti apology have been rejected by the BAI

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said that making an apology was an editorial decision and not one for them to decide upon.

# pantigate - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

John Waters left The Irish Times in part because of 'freeloader' commenters

The former columnist told Today Fm that it became clear that their was “no place at the paper for divergent views like mine”.

# pantigate - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's why John Waters is 'trending' in Ireland today Pantigate

Here's why John Waters is 'trending' in Ireland today

An interview in today’s Sunday Independent has generated much debate.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

# pantigate - Friday 11 April, 2014

Those with 'deep pockets' control the media - Clare Daly

Mick Wallace added: “People are afraid of the money and power of Denis O’Brien, he’s worth billions … His influence to shape the news is too great.”

Should broadcasters be held responsible for offending people?

What are the folks on Kildare Street up to today? Well, you asked…

# pantigate - Friday 28 March, 2014

John Waters has officially stopped writing for the Irish Times

A spokesperson for Irish Times editor Kevin O’Sullivan said Waters had “decided to stop contributing columns”.

# pantigate - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

RTÉ bosses say that fighting Pantigate action would have been 'foolhardy'

RTÉ’s top brass faced the Oireachtas Communications Committee today with defamation laws on the agenda.

RTE boss to answer questions about The Saturday Night Show for the first time

Director General Noel Curran will field questions about a number of issues before an Oireachtas committee this morning.

# pantigate - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

'Anti-Pantigate' bill tabled in the Dáil to stop "the litigious and thin-skinned"

Stephen Donnelly says that he feels broadcasters are already being more cautious as a result of the controversy.

# pantigate - Monday 24 February, 2014

Priest says Iona Institute didn't handle homophobia debate well

Fr Brendan Hoban said Iona’s ‘rush to the legal eagles’ was unwise.

# pantigate - Sunday 23 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your Sunday.

# pantigate - Thursday 20 February, 2014

RTÉ payout after Panti interview was 'moronic', says Graham Norton

The BBC presenter was critical of the “tiny minority” of highly vocal opponents to same-sex marriage.

# pantigate - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Rabbitte: No requirement of equal time for both sides in referendum debates

Also speaking this evening, Senator David Norris called on the Minister to reveal full details of how RTÉ settled a legal dispute relating to Rory O’Neill’s Saturday Night Show interview.

# pantigate - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Panti: I'm expecting an apology from RTE

Rory O’Neill – aka Panti – also revealed that more than one political party has approached him about running.

Damien Kiberd: RTÉ thinks it played safe on Pantigate - I beg to differ

RTÉ would do well to remember the story of Jurgen Klinsmann’s dive in the 1990 World Cup and the effect that had on schoolboy footballers for years to come.

# pantigate - Friday 7 February, 2014

Panti: Call me anything under the sun, I won’t be running to my lawyer’s skirts

In an interview with Channel 4 this evening, the drag queen said it was painful to be told his relationships were worth less.

RTÉ stands by its account of Panti events, says Waters’ apology was ‘unacceptable’

Solicitor Kevin Brophy claimed RTÉ’s version was “grossly misleading”, adding that Waters proposed the charitable donation.

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Panti's Noble Call discussed on BBC news Noble Sprawl

WATCH: Panti's Noble Call discussed on BBC news

Pantigate continues to spread across the world.

# pantigate - Thursday 6 February, 2014

‘Where there is homophobia, it must be challenged’ – Dáil debates Pantigate

TDs from across the house questioned RTÉ’s handling of the affair, but Pat Rabbitte says he won’t interfere.

‘Beaten, spat, chased, harassed and mocked’: TDs open-up about homophobic abuse

Two of the Dáil’s openly gay TDs spoke passionately about their experiences of homophobic abuse as deputies debated the Panti Bliss controversy this evening.