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Councillor Ruth Illingworth makes history

June 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on Councillor Ruth Illingworth makes history · Irish Politics, Lesbian, LGBT, Same Sex Partnerships, US Election 2008

Congratulations to Cllr Ruth Illingworth on her election as Mayor/ Cathaoirleach of Mullingar Town Council. Ruth is being described as Ireland’s first Out Mayor a tag I think she doesn’t really have much truck with. I do think she’s probably one of the first elected out lesbian councillors in the state. A member of Fine […]


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If it’s Thursday it must be a brethern day

April 24th, 2009 · 3 Comments · eejit.., Irish Politics

When word went out earlier that Jim Corr was going to be on the Last Word on Todayfm you could hear radio switches click and kettles boil in anticipation. It is nearly a year since we were all agog listening to Jim’s intervention into the Lisbon Treaty Campaign. Well Jim was back today to tell […]


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