Ireland's next PM could be a gay, half-Indian, conservative politician

Ireland's next PM could be a gay, half-Indian, conservative politician


Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s minister for social protection, is the strong favourite to replace Enda Kenny as Taoiseach of Ireland.


Matt Skallerud's insight:

The 38-year-old, who came out as gay during the same-sex marriage referendum campaign in Ireland in 2015, has dropped to 2/5 with Paddy Power to become the next leader of Fine Gael, which leads a minority government.

‘Leaving Ireland allowed me to be the gay man I have always been’

‘Leaving Ireland allowed me to be the gay man I have always been’


I don’t know what kind of life I would have now if I had stayed at home

GCN And the Irish LGBT Community

GCN And the Irish LGBT Community


Nominated for Editor of the Year at the Irish Magazine Awards, Brian Finnegan reflects on the massive journey GCN has taken since it was first published 28 years ago.   Yesterday I was at the Today FM studios to contribute to an item on The Matt Cooper Show, when one of the researchers said to me...

Lisdoonvarna says yes to LGBT tourism

Lisdoonvarna says yes to LGBT tourism


Lisdoonvarna is set to benefit from a massive tourism campaign launched by Tourism Ireland, just hours after the 'yes' vote In Ireland's marriage referendum was announced.