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PÚCA: Fáilte Ireland’s Brand-New Festival Celebrating Halloween

PÚCA: Fáilte Ireland’s Brand-New Festival Celebrating Halloween

PÚCA – WHERE HALLOWEEN’S STORY BEGINS Fáilte Ireland’s Brand-New Festival Celebrating Halloween: 3 Breath-taking Nights of Music, Food, Light & Spectacle ATHBOY – DROGHEDA – TRIM 31 OCTOBER – 2 NOVEMBER 2019 The walls of stunning and ancient Trim Castle, and St. Laurence’s Gate in Drogheda, will come alive after dark with some of the best projection […]

Bank of England: WWII Turing to be on banknotes

Bank of England: WWII Turing to be on banknotes

(Reuters) – Mathematician, Alan Turing, who helped Britain win World War Two with his code-cracking, but committed suicide after being convicted for homosexuality, will appear on the Bank of England’s next 50-pound banknote, the BoE said on Monday. “As the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, as well as a war hero, Alan Turing’s […]

Out Now! May/June 2019 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Out Now! May/June 2019 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Welcome to the May/June 2019 issue of EILE Magazine! In this edition, we feature ‘Art After Stonewall 1969-89’, an upcoming exhibition at the Frost Art Museum FIU Florida, the GAZE Film Festival in Dublin, and an article on the importance of Pride and visibility by Shaley Howard. Our music section welcomes Wes Mason, Lulise, Rainne […]

Dublin Pride Events Today And Tomorrow 26th & 27th!

Dublin Pride Events Today And Tomorrow 26th & 27th!

Just a reminder of some of the Pride events going on today and tomorrow. There’s sure to be something to suit everyone! Wednesday, June 26th 1:15pm Gerald Dillon and Patrick Scott: Lives of Gay Artists in 20th Century Ireland Room 15, National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin 2 Join Aoife Convery, one of the […]

Queerbio: The Violet Quill Authors Group

Queerbio: The Violet Quill Authors Group

The Violet Quill was an informal group of gay authors of fiction, mostly resident in New York City, formed in 1980. Their purpose was to act as an interest and support group for each other, with the hope of reflecting the uniqueness of the LGBTQ community, and improving the profile and respect of the American […]

Dublin Festival of History: 24th Sept to 7th Oct – Queer History Tour of Kilmainham Gaol on 29th Sept

Dublin Festival of History: 24th Sept to 7th Oct – Queer History Tour of Kilmainham Gaol on 29th Sept

The sixth annual Dublin Festival of History (Féile Na Staire Baile Átha Cliath) is taking place from 24th September to 7th October, with over 140 FREE history events in venues across the city. On 29th September, there will be a Queer History Tour of Kilmainham Gaol by Brian Crowley. The tour is going to focus on the lives […]

Cork to host OUTing The Past

Cork to host OUTing The Past

Cork Gay Project are very excited to announce that Cork will be hosting OUTing the Past, popular history festival, on March 2nd 2019. This will be the first time that the international LGBT History Month will be celebrated in Cork in a significant way. The festival themes are peace, reconciliation and activism. It’s striking that […]