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BAI Code Manipulated to Silence and Strike Fear, Says Marriage Equality

The group Marriage Equality have publicly supported journalist Úna Mullally’s writing in the Irish Times yesterday. 

Andrew Hyland, Co-Director Marriage Equality, commented:

“The BAI code is being manipulated to create an environment whereby some media are reluctant discussing marriage equality on air for fear of backlash. 207 more words


Rights Groups Denounce Use Of BAI Complaints Procedures To “Chill” Equality Discussions

Two leading human rights organisations, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) and Marriage Equality, have strongly criticised the use of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) complaints procedures to “chill” public discussions about equality. 316 more words


GLEN: BAI Decision On Marriage Discussion Raises Worrying Concerns About Open Public Debate

“Can lesbian and gay people not now talk about their lives and their aspirations as Irish citizens on the airwaves, or about their experiences of love and commitment without somebody opposing them?” … 159 more words


Mother Jones and her Children - film premiere

A new documentary on a unique woman from Cork will be screened at 8pm on Friday 1st August in the Firkin Crane, Cork as part of the Cork Mother Jones Festival 2014. 262 more words


Raidió Corca Baiscinn’s celebrating Food and Farming in West Clare! !

All around West Clare, home cooks prepare meals which hold a special place in their family’s consciousness. It might be a recipe from a grandmother, a grandmother’s grandmother, or a close family friend, but whenever that… 460 more words

UTV application poses BIG question for Broadcasting Authority... and it's all about the numbers

Since news broke this morning of the UTV application to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) for a Content Provision Contract I’ve been trying to figure how the figures could work. 519 more words


When we turned off the lights....

Last Thursday, on Halloween night over 200 people gathered in the amazing surroundings of Grand Lodge of Freemasons Hall for an evening of ghost stories, howling wolves and incredible music.With it’s 30 ft ceiling’s, towering pillars and perfect acoustics, the room was the perfect setting to enjoy some thrilling radio stories carefully chosen to evoke the spirit of Halloween.   1,047 more words

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