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'It's in the title. It's a song for everyone in Ireland' - The Sunday Game's cover of a Dubliners classic
# Song For Ireland
From The42
# Song For Ireland

'It's in the title. It's a song for everyone in Ireland' - The Sunday Game's cover of a Dubliners classic

May 24th 2020, 8:00 AM 42,144 Views 18 Comments

Kildare supporter Dan McCabe collaborated with the RTÉ GAA show to pay tribute to frontline workers.

Panti Bliss has been picked by Time Magazine for their worldwide Top 100 Poll
# Queen Of Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Queen Of Ireland

Panti Bliss has been picked by Time Magazine for their worldwide Top 100 Poll

Mar 24th 2016, 4:30 PM 37,890 Views 64 Comments

She’s currently sitting just ahead of Mark Zuckerberg.

13 reasons we are definitely NOT 'sick of Panti'
# Panti Bliss
From The Daily Edge
# Panti Bliss

13 reasons we are definitely NOT 'sick of Panti'

Oct 25th 2015, 1:55 PM 8,508 Views 15 Comments

Take a seat.

Did RTÉ need to get such 'extreme views' for balance in the marriage referendum?
# Two Sides To A Story
# Two Sides To A Story

Did RTÉ need to get such 'extreme views' for balance in the marriage referendum?

Oct 25th 2015, 7:30 AM 15,846 Views 117 Comments

Rory O’Neill doesn’t think so.

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

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

Oct 21st 2015, 6:02 AM 13,330 Views 136 Comments

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

Here are our 10 most commented on articles in 2014
# Below The Line
# Below The Line

Here are our 10 most commented on articles in 2014

Dec 31st 2014, 4:00 PM 13,245 Views 58 Comments

From Joan Burton to Garth Brooks, here’s what got you all talking this year.

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

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

Oct 26th 2014, 11:03 AM 29,147 Views 75 Comments

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

Panti Bliss: "I'm going back on The Saturday Night Show"
# Panti Bliss
From The Daily Edge
# Panti Bliss

Panti Bliss: "I'm going back on The Saturday Night Show"

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:44 PM 15,304 Views 43 Comments

Drag performer Panti (AKA Rory O’Neill) will be speaking about her new book, Woman In The Making.

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

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

Oct 14th 2014, 10:53 AM 3,752 Views 2 Comments

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

Panti Bliss film raises over €50k in crowdfunding donations
# Panti Bliss
From The Daily Edge
# Panti Bliss

Panti Bliss film raises over €50k in crowdfunding donations

Sep 14th 2014, 2:28 PM 13,878 Views 76 Comments

The Queen of Ireland will show how Rory O’Neill (AKA Panti) became a figurehead of LGBT rights in Ireland.

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland
# Over To You
# Over To You

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland

Sep 14th 2014, 10:15 AM 82,750 Views 223 Comments

Experiencing homophobia in all forms, while being in fear of their work, job and career. These five teachers tell their stories…

Watch: Panti talks homophobia in Amnesty video
# Pride
From The Daily Edge
# Pride

Watch: Panti talks homophobia in Amnesty video

Aug 2nd 2014, 4:30 PM 1,855 Views 5 Comments

“The tide of history is on the side of same-sex marriage…”

Panti: "As someone who is HIV positive, I would encourage everybody to get tested"
# Get Tested
# Get Tested

Panti: "As someone who is HIV positive, I would encourage everybody to get tested"

Jun 4th 2014, 10:23 AM 25,590 Views 121 Comments

A study has found that the vast majority of gay men see the risk of contracting HIV as unlikely, even as diagnosis rates have increased.

Those with 'deep pockets' control the media - Clare Daly
# Money Is Power
# Money Is Power

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

Apr 11th 2014, 12:41 PM 11,008 Views 69 Comments

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.”

In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland
# Over To You
# Over To You

In Your Words: Being a gay teenager in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 37,142 Views 180 Comments

Homophobia can be expressed overtly – but it can also be casual, insidious and suffocating. Here, six teenagers tell their stories.

Team Panti invaded the Prime Time audience last night
# Stealth Supporters
From The Daily Edge
# Stealth Supporters

Team Panti invaded the Prime Time audience last night

Feb 12th 2014, 8:49 AM 14,667 Views 53 Comments

You can run, you can hide, but you can’t escape Team Panti.

Panti: I'm expecting an apology from RTE
# Pantigate
# Pantigate

Panti: I'm expecting an apology from RTE

Feb 9th 2014, 11:32 AM 38,825 Views 287 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 159 Views 117 Comments

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.

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

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

Feb 7th 2014, 10:50 PM 43,513 Views 257 Comments

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’
# Pantigate
# Pantigate

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

Feb 7th 2014, 10:50 PM 67,632 Views 364 Comments

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

Someone has made a Lego version of Team Panti
# TEAM PANTI
From The Daily Edge
# TEAM PANTI

Someone has made a Lego version of Team Panti

Feb 7th 2014, 9:05 AM 3,344 Views 0 Comments

There’s Madonna, there’s Stephen Fry, there’s someone from the St Patrick’s Day parade…

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

WATCH: Panti's Noble Call discussed on BBC news

Feb 7th 2014, 7:26 AM 5,818 Views 2 Comments

Pantigate continues to spread across the world.

Column: Social media and the Streisand Effect – who dictates popular discourse today?
# New Voices
# New Voices

Column: Social media and the Streisand Effect – who dictates popular discourse today?

Feb 6th 2014, 12:45 PM 157 Views 94 Comments

Guess what? Traditional media no longer gets to dictate we can (or should) care about – as Panti Bliss, Pussy Riot and a host of other activists and individuals have proved, writes Lisa McInerney.

Dáil won't allow Rabbitte to disclose breakdown of RTÉ payout over homophobia controversy
# Panti Bliss
# Panti Bliss

Dáil won't allow Rabbitte to disclose breakdown of RTÉ payout over homophobia controversy

Feb 5th 2014, 10:40 AM 7,981 Views 0 Comments

TDs and Senators are trying to raise the Panti Bliss controversy in the Dáil and Seanad.

Stephen Fry joins Panti's supporters by tweeting video to 6.5 million followers
# Going Viral
From The Daily Edge
# Going Viral

Stephen Fry joins Panti's supporters by tweeting video to 6.5 million followers

Feb 5th 2014, 7:28 AM 22,582 Views 126 Comments

Panti’s Noble Call has now been viewed more than 200,000 times.

100,000 people watch Panti video on homophobia in less than two days
# Viral
# Viral

100,000 people watch Panti video on homophobia in less than two days

Feb 4th 2014, 12:01 PM 19,432 Views 186 Comments

In the video, Panti talks about how the word ‘homophobia’ has been appropriated by other groups since The Saturday Night Show interview.

RTÉ receive 847 complaints about Panti appearance and apology to Iona Institute
# Panti Bliss
# Panti Bliss

RTÉ receive 847 complaints about Panti appearance and apology to Iona Institute

Jan 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 32,702 Views 118 Comments

The majority of the emailed complaints have been received in the past three days.

Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse
# Panti
# Panti

Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse

Jan 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 418 Views 192 Comments

Some privately-owned news media can be described as having a particular editorial slant – but the state broadcaster has a duty to be balanced and challenge opinions that promote inequality, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

O'Brien accepts RTÉ apology, but says broadcaster 'let its standards slip'
# Panti Debate
# Panti Debate

O'Brien accepts RTÉ apology, but says broadcaster 'let its standards slip'

Jan 29th 2014, 10:54 PM 23,801 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, Colm O’Gorman has said he was “stunned” by how the situation had developed.

More than 100 complaints about Panti appearance and RTÉ apology
# Panti Bliss
# Panti Bliss

More than 100 complaints about Panti appearance and RTÉ apology

Jan 29th 2014, 9:30 PM 59,415 Views 45 Comments

The vast majority were from people complaining about the broadcaster’s apology to a number of newspaper columnists and the Iona Institute.

Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill
# Panti Bliss
# Panti Bliss

Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill

Jan 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 1,328 Views 513 Comments

The term ‘homophobia’ refers to an irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against gay people… So why it is not permissible to state that a group that actively campaigns against same-sex marriage is homophobic?

RTÉ apologises for ‘distress’ caused by Saturday Night Show guest’s comments
# Brendan O'Connor
# Brendan O'Connor

RTÉ apologises for ‘distress’ caused by Saturday Night Show guest’s comments

Jan 26th 2014, 7:59 PM 113,092 Views 0 Comments

Brendan O’Connor apologised for comments made by a guest on the show two weeks ago, understood to be Rory O’Neill, aka Panti.

Part of The Saturday Night Show removed from RTÉ Player over ‘legal issues’
# Panti
# Panti

Part of The Saturday Night Show removed from RTÉ Player over ‘legal issues’

Jan 15th 2014, 10:51 PM 92,511 Views 0 Comments

Citing legal issues and reasons of sensitivity, the broadcaster edited out a part of Rory O’Neill’s interview before returning the full show back to the RTÉ Player.

PHOTOS: Intimate images from asylum seekers’ lives in Ireland
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

PHOTOS: Intimate images from asylum seekers’ lives in Ireland

Jul 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 13,381 Views 33 Comments

Photographer Rory O’Neill sneaked into ‘direct provision’ accommodation in central Dublin to capture these pictures.