Rainbow wave sees record numbers of gay councillors get elected

23rd June, 2019

The number of openly gay councillors has reached record levels after the election of Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach and the passage of the same-sex marriage referendum.

Councillors who spoke to The Sunday Business Post agreed that in most cases their sexuality was not an issue at all in the campaign.

However, there was a case of one councillor who had to deal with rumours put around that he would open a gay bar in his...

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