Tag Archive | Dublin Pride

Over 40,000 Take Part in Colourful #DublinPride Parade

Over 40,000 Take Part in Colourful #DublinPride Parade

Over 40,000 people took to the streets of Dublin yesterday to take part in a massively successful Dublin Pride parade, which started at the Garden of Remembrance on Parnell Square and finished up at Merrion Square (click on link below for more photos and link to Garda Band video!). Many Irish societies, groups and companies […]

Listen: Conchita Wurst Interview in Dublin

Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst landed in Dublin on Friday, ahead of her performance at The George Bar that evening as part of this year’s Dublin Pride festival. EILE‘s Jenny Butler got a chance to ask her about her political views, LGBT rights, and how her Eurovision win has given confidence to LGBTQ people in Europe and […]

Senator David Norris Joins Gay Switchboard Ireland in #DublinPride Parade

Senator David Norris Joins Gay Switchboard Ireland in #DublinPride Parade

Senator David Norris, one of Ireland’s most respected politicians and LGBT rights advocates, will participate in today’s Dublin Pride Parade alongside Gay Switchboard Ireland, the oldest LGBT community support organisation in the country. Volunteers from Gay Switchboard will be on board a special bus to mark the 40th year of the service. In recognition of the input that he […]

Dublin Bus Launches Pride Campaign With New Paternity Policy

Dublin Bus Launches Pride Campaign With New Paternity Policy

Dublin Bus demonstrates its continued commitment to its policy of inclusiveness this LGBT Pride Month with a number of initiatives including changes to its paternity leave policy and the launch of a poster campaign with the theme of promoting an inclusive workplace for all its employees. Paternity leave is a non-statutory leave whereby organisations have […]

You Still Have Time To Enjoy Some Last Minute #DublinPride Events!

You Still Have Time To Enjoy Some Last Minute #DublinPride Events!

Here are some of the last Pride festival community events before the Big Day, Pride Parade Day that is! Don’t forget that all nighttime and club events are listed in detail on dublinpride.ie! Pride and The City Pride and the City is a music trail of acoustic performance delivered in partnership with First Music Contact […]

#DublinPride: One Day To Go Until Ireland’s Biggest Pride Parade!

#DublinPride: One Day To Go Until Ireland’s Biggest Pride Parade!

Eoin Hendrick writes for EILE on the eve of Dublin Pride’s big parade day, when the city will come alive with colour, music and love The countdown is on: only 24 hours remain until the largest LGBTQ pride parade takes to the streets of Dublin, commencing at 1.45pm tomorrow, Saturday 28 June. Nearly all of Ireland’s […]

Listen: Belonging – Irish Queer Youth

This week, EILE’s Jenny Butler interviewed Irish artist Kevin Gaffney, curator of Belonging: Irish Queer Youth, which runs in the National Photography Archive until July 27. The exhibition was recently launched as part of Dublin Pride, with special guest, Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International.

#DublinPride Highlights for Wednesday, June 25

#DublinPride Highlights for Wednesday, June 25

The Dublin Pride festival is slowly but surely building up momentum towards the big parade day on Saturday, but if you’re in the mood to find something to do later today, then look no further! EILE takes a quick look at what Pride events are taking place today in the city.   Individuality Transgender Peer Group IndividualiTy […]

#DublinPride Highlight: All Eyes On The T In LGBT!

#DublinPride Highlight: All Eyes On The T In LGBT!

On Thursday, June 19, a new draft of the General Scheme of the Gender Recognition Bill was published. The bill provides for transgender people aged 16 and over to have their gender legally recognised by the state. As the Dublin Pride festival is in full swing, a series of events highlighting transgender issues have been […]

#DublinPride Highlight: ‘Belonging: Irish Queer Youth’ Launches Today at National Photography Archive

#DublinPride Highlight: ‘Belonging: Irish Queer Youth’ Launches Today at National Photography Archive

  Today, BeLonG To – Ireland’s national organisation for LGBT youth – and the National Library of Ireland launched a major exhibition at the National Photography Archive charting a decade of LGBT youth rights in Ireland. Belonging: Irish Queer Youth celebrates and reflects on BeLonG To’s work towards an Ireland where Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) […]