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Michael Quinn chats to Alan O’Mara on episode 8 of the “Real Talks” podcast Listen to how the 27 year old Longford man transitioned from the GAA to the Australian Football League (AFL) at the young age of 18 and how this developed him as a person both on and off the pitch.

Riyadh Khalaf’s new BBC Three series, Queer Britain “The series pulls no punches and goes straight to the heart of the issues facing Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) people in the UK today.”

Stand Up! LGBTI+ Awareness Week 2017 Take a stand against homophobic and transphobic bullying

J1 2018 applications are now open! Students can now start applying for the J1 visa 2018

Everyday Stories project talks about abortion as an everyday issue The exhibition in Dublin will run until 9th November 2017 and is also available online

#GetRegd on National Voter Registration Day Wednesday 8th November 2017 is National Voter Registration Day

Jobseekers can take up Christmas jobs without losing their social welfare claim If you’re on Jobseeker’s Allowance or Benefit, you can take on temporary seasonal work for up to 12 weeks

Challenging the gender pay gap this November Dress for Success have designated 10th November 2017 as Ireland’s Equal Pay Day.

Twitter’s new safety policies Read about the new safety policies being rolled out by Twitter in the coming weeks.

Entries open for the “Let’s Talk About Drugs” National Youth Media Awards Competition 2018 The Ana Liffey Drug Project are inviting young people between 12-25 to think and talk about drug and alcohol related issues creatively.

Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison The 21 year old from Dublin was acquitted last month after 4 years in Egyptian prison.

Hurricane Ophelia & Red Weather Warning: What you need to know A 'Wind Warning' with a 'RED' status has been issued for all of Ireland