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This week
22nd January 2023 - 27th January 2023
# Controversy
All-Ireland club final mess grows as Glen-Kilmacud saga looks set to rumble on
Both sets of players and their clubs have found themselves in a sticky spot.
# club call
Glen to object to All-Ireland final outcome over extra Kilmacud players
The game in Croke Park came under scrutiny as the Dublin side had 17 players on the pitch.
# Speaking out
'The GAA's reputation is at stake' - Joe Brolly criticises handling of club final controversy
The Derry All-Ireland winner believes a replay should be ordered between Kilmacud Crokes and Glen.
# statement
Glen to seek 'clarification from GAA' over Kilmacud extra players on pitch
There was controversy over the amount of Kilmacud players on the pitch during injury-time.
# Reaction
Malachy O'Rourke on Kilmacud extra players: 'I just think we'll accept we got beat on the day'
The Derry champions lost out by two points in Croke Park.
# Crokes Champs
Kilmacud make amends to hold on against Glen and claim All-Ireland glory
The Dublin champions ran out two-point victors.
This month
January 2023
# Glen Greats
Derry's Glen reach historic first All-Ireland final after showdown with Moycullen
A final against Dublin’s Kilmacud Crokes awaits.
Last month
December 2022
# derry boys
Glen dethrone All-Ireland champions Kilcoo and land first Ulster title
Malachy O’Rourke’s side were 1-12 to 1-6 winners today.
Last year
# derry boys
Late Tallon penalty adds gloss as Glen edge out Cargin to reach Ulster final
The two favourites, Glen and Kilcoo, will meet in the decider.
# Ulster
Malachy O'Rourke's Glen come good in exciting clash after Canavan class inspired Errigal
A four-point win for the Derry champions.
All time
# Final bound
Johnston goal key as Down's Kilcoo claim major win in Ulster club against Derry's Glen
They’ll play Derrygonnelly in January’s Ulster final.
# watty grahams
Malachy O'Rourke steers Derry's Glen to victory over Scotstown in Ulster clash
The new Derry champions had nine points to spare.
# Glass Ceiling
Former AFL player and Monaghan boss combining for historic Derry club glory
Conor Glass on the impact made by Watty Grahams manager Malachy O’Rourke.
'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'
The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.
# no longer viable
LGBT charity Glen to cease operations
Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.
LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review
The charity is being reviewed by Charities Regulator.
Co-founder of LGBT charity resigns, says he received support worth €11.5k but paid funds back
Kieran Rose said he should have made the board aware of the arrangement at the time.
Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity
The outgoing CEO has detailed some of the irregularities that prompted her to report Glen to the charities regulator.
# charities regulator
Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator
A report in this morning’s Sunday Business Post revealed that the charity is under review for irregularities regarding its finances.
Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality
The RCNI’s new report launched today looks at LGBT survivors of sexual violence.
# Your Say
Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools?
A new survey has shown that a majority of young LGBT people have self-harmed.
# Mental Health
LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide
A new survey shows that LGBT teenagers have higher levels of anxiety and depression.
# anti-bullying
Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils
New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.
# stop the stigma
Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma'
The “worrying” levels of HIV diagnoses have been discussed at the Oireachtas Health Committee. There are set to be more cases of HIV in Ireland in 2015 than in any other year.
# Dublin
Blue powder and 'Goodbye' note sent to office of gay rights group
Emergency services have now given the all clear.
# Leo
'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are'
Minister Leo Varadkar’s announcement that he is a gay man ‘won’t change his work in Government’, a fellow Minister has said.
Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32
Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,
# career opportunities
Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people
There’ll be an exhibit for LGBT graduates at today’s gradireland career fair.
# Section 37
Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws
Section 37 could be scrapped soon, allowing gay teachers to live open lives.
# Gay Rights
How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people
Reynolds’ government presided over the fist steps towards ending discrimination against the gay and lesbian community.
# Rainbow Map
Ireland drops to 22nd in Europe for legal equality for LGBTI people
Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
# Equality
RTÉ Guide cover ‘a symbol of acceptance’
The Celebrity Masterchef contestant-and-newsreader Aengus MacGrianna is now gracing the cover of Ireland’s most popular telly guide…
# i do
There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year
Of these, 263 couples were male and 166 were female as GLEN describes the couples as “pioneers”.
# Homosexuality
20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy...
Paul McGrath of Fine Gael at the time spoke against the bill and said he was concerned what impact it would have on society as a whole.
# Same-Sex Marriage
Vote for civil marriage for same-sex couples 'an historic step'
The Constututional Convention has voted overwhelmingly in favour of recommending that the Constitution be changed to allow for civil marriages for same-sex couples.
Tributes paid after death of LGBT and civil rights activist
Christopher Robson, one of the founder members of the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network, passed away following a short illness.
# Gay Marriage
Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage
The number of submissions made to the Constitutional Convention is almost 50 times the amount sent on other issues.
# Equality
The 'principle of equal citizenship' should include same-sex marriage - Shatter
The 13 and 14 of April have been chosen as the dates during which same-sex marriage will be discussed as part of the Constitutional Convention.
# Discrimination
€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union
GLEN, the Gay & Lesbian Equality network, has welcomed the news.
# Marriage
Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012
Now almost 2,000 people have entered civil partnerships since they became available in Ireland in April 2011.