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# campaigner - Friday 4 May, 2018

Anti-eviction campaigner given one month suspended sentence over social media video

Gilroy admitted making the remarks on a video clip posted on social media.

# campaigner - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'Once a fire is lit it's very hard to extinguish': Erica Fleming on fighting for other homeless families

Erica and her daughter spent 22 months homeless in Dublin.

# campaigner - Monday 24 April, 2017

Tributes paid to 'fearless and brilliant campaigner' Donal Toolan

President Michael D Higgins said Toolan was “a deeply committed advocate for legislation on disability rights”.

# campaigner - Monday 26 December, 2016

'Being gay was portrayed as a scandal and shame': George Michael's journey to LGBT activist

He was outed by the press in 1998, and went on to become a major supporter of HIV campaigns

# campaigner - Friday 14 October, 2016

President leads tributes following death of 'inspirational' disability rights campaigner

Martin Naughton has died at the age of 62.

# campaigner - Monday 7 April, 2014

Documentary about Christine Buckley 'Dear Daughter' to be aired tonight

The programme will be shown on RTÉ.

# campaigner - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

President defends Sabina prison visit as “private and personal”

“Sabina is a person who can speak for herself and is a person of very good judgement.”

# campaigner - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Mother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin passes away

Bernie Guerin had campaigned for assets seized in the wake of her daughter’s murder to be put into communities destroyed by drugs.

# campaigner - Friday 27 September, 2013

Loyalist protester Willie Frazer turns up at court dressed as Abu Hamza

The vocal loyalist campaigner was to be charged at a Belfast court over his involvement in protests about the flying of the Union flag in Northern Ireland.

# campaigner - Monday 29 July, 2013

Man arrested after abusive tweets sent to UK bank note campaigner

Police said a 21-year-old man had been arrested “on suspicion of harassment offences”.

# campaigner - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Drug users need our compassion, says Elton John

Pop star says stigma and criminalisation increases chance that users get caught in lifetime cycle of addiction and disease.

# campaigner - Friday 24 May, 2013

'An honour to represent Munster and Paul O'Connell at Donal Walsh funeral'

Retired Munster and Ireland forward Marcus Horan paid tribute to Donal Walsh, who recently lost his battle with cancer.

# campaigner - Friday 21 December, 2012

National Library releases documents from Roger Casement's incarceration

Materials include portraits, documents relating to the degradation of his knighthood and touching letters to his family in the final days before his execution.

# campaigner - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Poll: Should politicians benchmark their pay against the 'real world'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should politicians benchmark their pay against the 'real world'?

The ‘Real Pay’ politician says they should, saving millions each year, but does this understate the workload of a TD or minister?

Campaign launched to benchmark politicians' pay against 'real world'

The move would save €10.7million annually, campaigners say.

# campaigner - Saturday 17 March, 2012

'Exhaustion and dehydration' behind Kony 2012 campaigner's hospitalisation

Jason Russell’s wife says that he “did some irrational things brought on by extreme exhaustion and dehydration”.