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Club GASS: Galway Pride Day Photos!

Looks like the members of Club GASS, Galway’s LGBT club held at the Róisín Dubh in Dominick Street, had a great time at Galway Pride. The Pride Parade started at 1.30pm on Saturday at City Hall, and the Club GASS Pride Party, hosted by Miss Kiki St Clair and including Paul Ryder and Davina Devine, was held on Saturday from 3pm. 

Just have a look at some of the Club GASS photos taken on Galway Pride day below!

Miss Tammy Wanit on board the Club Gass float

 

Mayor of Galway, Niall Mac Nelis, and Miss Kiki St Clair

 

The Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street, Galway, where the very successful Club GASS, Galway’s LGBT+ clubnight, is held

 

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US: Trans students – A test of identity for girls schools

Image: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

(Reuters) – Secondary schools for girls across the United States are grappling with a difficult and increasingly common question: What is the best approach when a student or applicant no longer identifies as female or is going through a gender transition?

As students who are openly transgender or non-binary have become more visible at girls schools in recent years, educators are re-defining policies on admission, retention and other issues. Continue Reading »

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Irish Film BLACK 47 To Have US Release (Trailer Below)

US distributors, IFC Films, have signed a deal to roll out Lance Daly’s Black 47 in the US, with a release date scheduled for 28 September.  Black 47 is now set to be released in Ireland, the UK, and America in September, with the film opening in over 100 Irish cinemas on September 5, marking the widest release ever for an Irish film in Ireland. 

The US acquisition news follows the announcement this week that the film will have its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it will join Steve McQueen’s Widows, Damien Chazelles’, Neil Armstrong movie, First Man, and Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star is Born, in the line-up.  Continue Reading »

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Don’t Forget! TODAY – Galway Pride Club GASS Pride Spectacular At The Róisin Dubh Sat. August 18th!

Don’t forget the fabulous Galway Pride Spectacular is happening today, Saturday 18th August, at Club GASS Galway!

The one you’ve all been waiting for!! The lovely Kiki St Clair hosts the largest-ever Club GASS Pride Party, from 3pm till late, at the Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street in Galway, today Saturday August 18th – 10 Drag Queens, 5 DJs, 4 Bars, 3 Floors, 1 incredible party!

Club GASS is Galway’s longest-running LGBT night, famous for its fantastic Drag displays, stomping disco hits, and the most up-for-it crowd in town.

The action kicks off today at 3pm in the specially transformed Pride Beer Garden.  Join your host Kiki St Clair on the decks, with special performances from the amazing Galway Queens. Meanwhile, DJ Gerry Moore takes to the decks in the upstairs club, blasting out the golden oldies.

The party then heats up at 8pm, as Kiki, Davina, Paul, Pixie, Dizzy, Regina, Dylatrix (and many more!) ignite the Club GASS stage with an extravaganza of extraordinary Drag.

Later in the night, DJ Rob is downstairs to host a glittering UV Party, while upstairs DJ Dizzy & guests belt out the best gay floor-fillers, for prancing and dancing on the gayest Galway night of the year!

This is all happening today, Saturday 18th August, at the Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street in Galway, so don’t miss this year’s most fabulous Galway Pride Club GASS Pride Spectacular 2018!

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Film Review & Trailer: Christopher Robin


Frances Winston wasn’t overly-impressed with this grown-up version of Christopher Robin

Directed by: Marc Forster – Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Jim Cummings, Brad Garrett

A grown-up and stressed-out Christopher Robin is revisited by his childhood friend, Winnie the Pooh, and returns to Hundred Acre Wood to reignite his imagination, and rediscover the joy and whimsy he had as a child. This is the basic premise of this movie.

Taking a much loved character, and placing them in a grown-up reality, is a gamble. Despite being critically acclaimed, Steven Speilberg’s Hook didn’t do the expected business at the box office, and it can often be hard for an audience to juxtapose the middle-aged version of the characters they love with the younger ones they grew up with. Continue Reading »

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Don’t Forget! Tomorrow – Galway Pride Club GASS Pride Spectacular At The Róisin Dubh Sat. August 18th!

Don’t forget the fabulous Galway Pride Spectacular tomorrow, Saturday 18th August, at Club GASS Galway!

The one you’ve all been waiting for!! The lovely Kiki St Clair hosts the largest-ever Club GASS Pride Party, from 3pm till late, at the Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street in Galway, tomorrow Saturday August 18th – 10 Drag Queens, 5 DJs, 4 Bars, 3 Floors, 1 incredible party!

Club GASS is Galway’s longest-running LGBT night, renowned for its fantastic Drag displays, stomping disco hits, and the most up-for-it crowd in town.

The action kicks off at 3pm in the specially transformed Pride Beer Garden.  Join your host Kiki St Clair on the decks, with special performances from the amazing Galway Queens. Meanwhile, DJ Gerry Moore takes to the decks in the upstairs club, blasting out the golden oldies.

The party then heats up at 8pm, as Kiki, Davina, Paul, Pixie, Dizzy, Regina, Dylatrix (and many more!) ignite the Club GASS stage with an extravaganza of extraordinary Drag.

Later in the night, DJ Rob is downstairs to host a glittering UV Party, while upstairs DJ Dizzy & guests belt out the best gay floor-fillers for prancing and dancing on the gayest night of the year!

This is all happening tomorrow, Saturday 18th August, at the Róisín Dubh, Dominick Street in Galway, so don’t miss this year’s most fabulous Club GASS Pride Spectacular 2018!

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Dublin Fringe Festival: Liz Roche Company presents NÄHER… CLOSER, NEARER, SOONER

Liz Roche Company presents

NÄHER… CLOSER, NEARER, SOONER

at Dublin Fringe Festival 2018

Goethe-Institut, Dublin, 20 – 23 August, 2018

Liz Roche Company takes Dublin Fringe audiences on an epic dance journey through the impressive spaces of a Dublin Georgian House and connecting buildings on Merrion Square, this September.

Liz Roche Company teams up with Goethe-Institut Irland to create a magnificent new dance piece , Näher….closer, nearer, sooner, that showcases in two newly refurbished Goethe-Institut buildings, situated on one of Dublin’s grandest Georgian addresses, Merrion Square. Continue Reading »