Ireland

Leo Varadkar was elected leader of the nation's governing party, and as such he will become prime minister.

June 02 2017 3:57 PM

Leo Varadkar could become Europe's second sitting openly gay leader, joining Luxembourg's Xavier Bettel.

May 30 2017 8:58 PM

Leprechauns are the tip of the iceberg.

March 17 2017 1:55 PM

Janet O’Sullivan is one of the founders of Ireland's Abortion Rights Campaign, the group behind the annual March for Choice in Dublin. More than 20,000 people attended this year’s demonstration in September. Here is a recollection of O’Sullivan’s personal story, as told to Kay Cairns.

November 08 2016 6:02 AM

The controversial singer, who quit the music industry in 2003, came out to an interviewer, then said she's neither gay nor straight, is reportedly making threats of self-harm on social media.

June 24 2016 12:23 AM Updated

A year ago this month, Irish voters approved marriage equality by popular vote. Writer Charlie Bird goes beyond the headlines of that historic day in his new book, A Day in May. Read a heartbreaking, but beautiful, excerpt from John Paul Calnan below.

May 12 2016 5:07 AM

The amendment to the country's adoption law is seen as the final step toward full equality for gays and lesbians in Ireland. 

May 09 2016 1:40 PM
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