Ireland: Last News

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth. Geopolitically, Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland (officially named Ireland), which covers five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. In 2011, the population of Ireland was about 6.6 million, ranking it the second-most populous island in Europe after Great Britain. As of 2016, 4.8 million live in the Republic of Ireland, and 1.8 million live in Northern Ireland.

Research on gay men in rural communities

new research by academics at London South Bank University (LSBU).The research, ‘Changing Contexts: from criminal to citizen’, is authored by Dr Aidan McKearney, Senior Lecturer, Human Resource Management in LSBU’s Business School.Dr Aiden McKearneyForty-four men – 22 in rural east of England (Suffolk and Norfolk) and 22 in the rural west and north west of Ireland – were interviewed for Changing Contexts, which highlights the stigma and exclusion tendencies gay men have had to overcome while living in the countryside, and asks whether sexual citizenship (defined as the ‘tag’ given to the concept of gay people becoming equal to heterosexual people) has changed for gay men living in rural areas.The research shows:The men overcame these

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