Archive for the ‘gay’ Category

The following post was originally published on the LGBT Community Forum, QueerID. The original post (and any replies) can be read by clicking here. Hey all, Scott here! So, I’m starting this event topic as (hopefully) a semi-permanent, regularly-updated post, letting you guys (and gals!) know about what’s to be expected on the radio show every […]


As the Local, European and Bye-Elections are taking place soon, Scott invited two openly gay politicians, Lisa Connell and Erik Eblana (both Independent candidates), to come into the RTÉ Pulse studios to have a chat! Politics can be a confusing enough topic without throwing the topic of LGBT Rights into the conversation, but Lisa Connell […]


“The Cosmo” made a little piece of Irish radio history this week, as the interview with Senator David Norris was featured on the “Playback” programme on RTÉ Radio One. As the RTÉ website puts it, “Playback is compiled and presented by Ruth Buchanan bringing you nuggets from right across the Radio 1 schedule, from day […]


Hey guys and gals, The Cosmo has been doing well so far, but now it’s time to mix things up a bit! 😉 Here at RTÉ Pulse, we’re always looking for new talent to promote, and to give the chance for national and international exposure and media coverage. Are you a DJ who performs regularly on […]



The topic of the amount of speech on the show has come into question from gay forum QueerID.com, and I’d like to use this blog to publicly address the issue: As it stands at the moment, the show’s content is 98% music. This is because the show is still trying to find its feet in […]


Ever since taking up this job with RTÉ radio, working on a show aimed at the gay community, I’ve become much more aware of what’s going on around me in terms of gay rights, especially regarding gay civil marriage. For those reading this from outside of Ireland, let me explain that gay marriage is not […]