May 2015 - Irish Marriage Referendum

28 May 2015 by Pure Radio

On Friday Ireland voted on the issue of marriage equality.

A referendum was required because the country’s constitution defines marriage, and to prevent legal challenges to same-sex marriages they wanted to tweak the wording – so to change the constitution requires the say of the people.

They had weeks of debates on television and radio, not to mention on the streets – where there were also posters for both sides of the campaign.

Emotions were running high by the day of the referendum. Under the Rainbow spoke to a few people in Dublin’s LGBT community.

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Under the Rainbow - 7th June 2012

7 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 7th June 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

The Bingham Cup took place over the weekend, Under the Rainbow found out what went on. Also, we find out about the equal marriage consultation.

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Jun 2012 - Bingham Cup Rugby Tournament

7 June 2012 by Pure Radio

The sixth Bingham Cup took place over the weekend in Chorlton. The three day international gay rugby union tournament saw more than thirty teams competing from fifteen different countries.

Under the Rainbow followed one of the visiting teams – the Emerald Warriors from Dublin, Ireland. They spoke to the club’s President, Simon Finnegan.

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Big Summer Of Sport Podcast

5 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Another chance to hear the first episode of the Pure’s Big Summer Of Sport every Tuesday from 7.30pm this Summer.

2 min – Sport Headlines
10 min – Great Britain vs South Africa Women’s Hockey
16 min – Greg Rusedski & Annabelle Croft French Open
23 min – Dion Dublin
31 min – England XI to start vs France in Euro 2012
35 min – James Gannon
41 min – Stockport Cricket Scene
46 min – Tony Hughes British Touring Cars Driver
55 min – Stockport District Sunday League – Silverware Special

Big Summer Of Sport Team: Vicki Adams, Jeff Black, Keith Coates, Paul Holloway, Simon Kelsey, Pete Liggins, Vickie Myers, Andy Searle & Owen Sherratt

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