History

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 […]

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s May/June 2018 Edition – FREE!

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s May/June 2018 Edition – FREE!

Welcome to the May/June 2018 issue of EILE Magazine! In this issue, Pride month has come round once again, and along with some great Dublin Pride events, our Furry Friends, the Dublin Bears, have some treats in store, starting with a fundraiser game show for Gay Switchboard Ireland. Our music section includes Slovenian Anja Kotar, […]

Dublin Pride Events 2018 – Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th

Dublin Pride Events 2018 – Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th

Friday June 22nd 7.30pm to 8.30pm – Dublin Pride Run 5K 2018 – Phoenix Park, Papal Cross Car Park, Dublin 8. Athletics Association of Ireland (AAI) accredited 5K race now entering its seventh year (Registration Closed). 8pm – The Outing and Dublin Pride does Rock, Indie & Pop – Whelans, 25 Wexford St, Dublin 2 Saturday […]

Historic apology to LGBT people from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar And Seanad

Historic apology to LGBT people from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar And Seanad

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has stated that it was no secret that some of the founding patriots of the state, both men and women, also happened to be homosexual, and that the laws that affected them prior to 1993 were “discriminatory, contrary to human dignity and an infringement of personal privacy and autonomy”. This was […]

Epic Irish movie set in The Great Famine, Black 47 in Irish cinemas 7th September

Epic Irish movie set in The Great Famine, Black 47 in Irish cinemas 7th September

The Irish feature film, Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) will go on nationwide release on Friday 7th September, with previews scheduled for the previous weekend, 31st August, 1st September and 2nd September. This action film, set during the Great Irish Famine, stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the […]

Acting Out Presents: The Decriminalisation Monologues

Acting Out Presents: The Decriminalisation Monologues

ACTING OUT PRESENTS The DECRIMINALISATION MONOLOGUES by Sean Denyer, Colette Cullen And Simon Murphy TWENTY FIVE YEARS SINCE GAY PEOPLE WERE CRIMINALS Homosexuality was finally decriminalised in Ireland in June 1993. No official acknowledgment of this anniversary has happened. The thousands of gay people imprisoned, taunted and brutalised by the State before this happened have […]