Tag: Ireland


Brendan O’Connor’s Cutting Edge.

Joining the panel this week for the final Brendan O’Connor’s Cutting Edge of the season is Dr Ciara Kelly, Diarmuid Gavin and Laylah Beattie.


Brendan O’Connor’s Cutting Edge Clips

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Laylah Talks Trans Identity

Laylah Beattie, who prides herself on being an outspoken voice for the trans community.


Louise McSharry-No Filter.

Louise chats to Laylah Beattie for the second episode of her new podcast where she interviews inspirational Irish women.

I met Caitlyn Jenner

My experience meeting Cait at the Late Late.

I’m Transgender, Not Unreasonable

You don’t have to be afraid of me.

The City

It’s been a dream come true to lead this life. I always knew that it was what I wanted and so I went after it.

The Country

When I was seven we moved from Dublin to Wexford.



An article about transgender people in Ireland featuring an interview with me.

My Feminist Journey (So Far).

Talking about my journey to becoming a feminist.

I’ve Learned When To Shut Up.

It might be somewhat ironic for me to write an essay entitled “I’ve learned when to shut up” when I never actually seem to shut up but stick with me.

The Alfie Diaries-Saying Goodbye

Alfie, I know you mostly hated resting, but I really hope that you’re doing so in peace.

The Alfie Diaries-Comfort

I never doubted his love for me, or for the rest of my family, but I think we always had something of a special bond.

The Alfie Diaries-Cheekiness

I suppose cheekiness was something we had in common.


Meet “Gareth” a 20-year-old Crossdresser

He doesn’t see this as a big deal, but nevertheless he keeps it private.

Lessons I’ve Learned From Dublin Bus

Trust No One, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, etc.


Praise as David tells transgender story to Tubridy

There has been widespread praise for North Wexford teenager David Beattie who shared his transgender story with Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late Show last Friday night.

The Late Late Show: David Beattie

My appearance on the Irish talk show. Viewers applaud transgender teen’s bravery on The Late Late Show

Viewers have applauded transgender teen David Beattie for his bravery speaking about his transition on The Late Late Show.

David Beattie on sharing his story.

David Beattie on why he wants to share his story.