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This Irish director got a lovely message from a parent saying his film helped their kid come out
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# Handsome Devil

This Irish director got a lovely message from a parent saying his film helped their kid come out

Jun 17th 2017, 9:18 AM 4,336 Views 0 Comments

Handsome Devil was inspired by John Butler’s own experience of being gay at school.

'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother
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'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother

Apr 20th 2017, 6:35 PM 18,233 Views 55 Comments

Una Butler, who lost her husband John and two daughters in such an incident in 2010, argues that it is better for the public to understand how often such cases happen.

Everything you need to know about Handsome Devil, the new Irish film everyone's talking about
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# Coming Of Age

Everything you need to know about Handsome Devil, the new Irish film everyone's talking about

Feb 10th 2017, 11:10 AM 13,858 Views 1 Comment

It’s the latest from John Butler, the man who brought us The Stag.

Man appeals for contact with woman who saved wife and baby from drowning in the Liffey
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Man appeals for contact with woman who saved wife and baby from drowning in the Liffey

Sep 23rd 2016, 1:16 PM 35,623 Views 23 Comments

John Butler’s wife and eight-week-old daughter slipped into the river near Newbridge last Monday evening.

Irish comedy 'The Stag' is about to be remade by a major Hollywood studio
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Irish comedy 'The Stag' is about to be remade by a major Hollywood studio

Jul 17th 2015, 11:04 PM 20,977 Views 17 Comments

This is a big, big deal.

HSE care of depressed father to undergo 'comprehensive review'
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HSE care of depressed father to undergo 'comprehensive review'

Mar 12th 2013, 10:51 AM 7,654 Views 16 Comments

The Mental Health Commission has called for a review into the treatment that John Butler received in the months before he took the lives of his two daughters along with his own.

Katie Taylor, Garda segways and a donkey... Ireland's answer to The Hangover
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# Hanging

Katie Taylor, Garda segways and a donkey... Ireland's answer to The Hangover

Dec 4th 2012, 1:51 PM 10,904 Views 3 Comments

There’s a new Irish film called The Stag on the way. We have some thoughts…

Inquest opens into death of Cork father who killed daughters
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Inquest opens into death of Cork father who killed daughters

Jul 26th 2011, 10:16 PM 3,539 Views 8 Comments

The man’s widow and bereaved mother of the two girls has said that spouses and partners should be involved in the treatment of those suffering from mental illness.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nov 20th 2010, 9:00 AM 541 Views 0 Comments

Crisis talks continue between Ireland, the IMF, EU and ECB; The High Court will decide if a HIV positive mother should be forced to give her child anti retro-viral drugs at birth; and New Zealand waits for some signal from 29 trapped miners.

Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters
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Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters

Nov 19th 2010, 10:06 AM 2,784 Views 0 Comments

Zoe and Ella Butler to be laid to rest today – their father John is due to be cremated after his funeral tomorrow.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nov 17th 2010, 8:36 AM 992 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: it’s a black day for the country after two young families are wiped out and we prepare to welcome a debt crisis team from the EU/IMF.