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#John Butler

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother Una Butler

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man appeals for contact with woman who saved wife and baby from drowning in the Liffey Newbridge

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish comedy 'The Stag' is about to be remade by a major Hollywood studio Blockbuster News
From TheJournal.ie HSE care of depressed father to undergo 'comprehensive review' Mental Health

HSE care of depressed father to undergo 'comprehensive review'

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 Hanging This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Inquest opens into death of Cork father who killed daughters Cork

Inquest opens into death of Cork father who killed daughters

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters Ballycotton

Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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.