Visualised: Here’s how many people were added to the electoral register since the start of November

Visualised: Here's how many people were added to the electoral register since the start of November

Ahead of next year’s marriage equality referendum, a staggering 20,210 newly registered voters have now been added to the electoral register after a major campaign across third level campuses in Ireland, according to figures released last night by the Union of Students in Ireland. Here’s how those numbers look.

Despite greater positive visibility, trans people still face high levels of violence in Ireland

Despite greater positive visibility, trans people still face high levels of violence in Ireland

Thursday was Trans Day of Remembrance, an international day of commemoration memoralising the lives lost in the course of the year due to transphobia. Tonight, Trans Day of Remembrance will be marked in Dublin city, during a ceremony of remembrance and celebration, at the Unitarian Church on St. Stephen’s Green. All are welcome.

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland again rules that favouring equality is unbalanced

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland again rules that favouring equality is unbalanced

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has ruled that being in favour of equality is in breach of broadcasting rules – again. The decision has been strongly criticised by MarriagEquality and by the ICCL.