Tag Archive | Panti Bliss

‘Lets Get Quizical, Quizical!’ – The Gay Switchboard Ireland Annual Quiz

‘Lets Get Quizical, Quizical!’ – The Gay Switchboard Ireland Annual Quiz

The annual fundraising quiz for The Gay Switchboard Ireland returns to Panti Bar, hosted by the Queen of Ireland herself, Panti Bliss! As well as some fiendishly testing quiz rounds, there will also be a huge raffle with amazingly fantastic prizes! The Gay Switchboard Ireland relies 100% on donations to keep operating. Fundraising nights such […]

Airbnb Invites Ireland to #HostWithPride  & Launches Panti’s Guide to Pride for Guests

Airbnb Invites Ireland to #HostWithPride & Launches Panti’s Guide to Pride for Guests

Joining forces with the Queen of Ireland, Panti, Airbnb today launched Panti’s #HostWithPride Guide for guests during Dublin Pride Festival, which takes place  22nd-26th June. Featuring her recommendations for Airbnb hosts on where to send their guests during the Pride Weekend, the guide showcases the very best of Dublin for Dublin Pride Festival. According to […]

Launch of KnowNow – Ireland’s first free rapid HIV testing service for gay and bisexual men

Launch of KnowNow – Ireland’s first free rapid HIV testing service for gay and bisexual men

GLEN (Gay & Lesbian Equality Network) The Sexual Health Centre Cork,and GOSHH (Gender Orientation, Sexual Health and HIV)  Limerick, today launch ‘KnowNow’ Ireland’s first national free rapid HIV testing programme. The testing is community based and will be provided by a team of community volunteers in a variety of non-clinical venues in Dublin, Cork and […]

Queen of Ireland Nominated for IFTA, And Airing On RTÉ Television On Easter Sunday

Queen of Ireland Nominated for IFTA, And Airing On RTÉ Television On Easter Sunday

The Queen of Ireland, the Conor Horgan film about Ireland’s LGBT activist and Drag Queen, Panti Bliss, (aka Rory O’Neill) has been nominated for the Feature Documentary Award at the IFTAs, with Mick Mahon nominated for editing the film.   The film also airs on Irish Television,on RTÉ NETWORK 2, 10PM, EASTER SUNDAY, 27 March. Full […]

Don’t Miss: Ireland’s Biggest Bear Event – The Amazing Béar Féile 2016!

Don’t Miss: Ireland’s Biggest Bear Event – The Amazing Béar Féile 2016!

This year, Ireland’s Biggest bear event, Béar Féile 2016, will feature Panti Bliss, Justin Utley, Kylie Goes GaGa, Mr Bear Ireland, Paul M, Lady Diamond Sitges, DJ Aggie, El Styra, Kristin Kapelli, DJ Corky, DJ Starlight, Bear Bingo and lots, lots more! For more information, follow the Dublin Bears on twitter: https://twitter.com/dubbears And for a […]

Béar Féile 2016: Programme Of Events & Registration Packs‏!

Béar Féile 2016: Programme Of Events & Registration Packs‏!

Introducing Béar Féile 2016 Programme Of Events! Registration Packs (Reg Packs) cost €30 (see below). RegPack wristbands provide access to: Friday Evening: Trad Session Friday Night: Paul Middleton + Nightclub Saturday Afternoon: Justin Utley in Oscars, Christchurch, Dublin. Saturday Night : Kylie goes Gaga + Mr Bear Ireland Competition Sunday Afternoon: Lady Diamond Sitges in […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Queen Of Ireland

Film Review & Trailer: The Queen Of Ireland

Stephen Donnan reviews The Queen of Ireland, the film which documents the life of Drag Queen extraordinaire and LGBT activist, Rory O’Neill, aka Panti Bliss. There are three things I have taken away from The Queen of Ireland, the documentary about the legendary Irish drag queen, and accidental activist, Panti Bliss/Rory O’Neill: The first is […]

Panti calls on the World’s LGBT community to come to West of Ireland to find Love at The Outing Lisdoonvarna

Panti calls on the World’s LGBT community to come to West of Ireland to find Love at The Outing Lisdoonvarna

On the back of Ireland says ‘I do’: The Marriage Equality Bill will be passed this week in the Dáil. Panti said in the video ‘That wonderful Irish wordsmith Oscar Wilde once said ‘To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance’ ‘But I tend to think that romance is far, far better when […]

Panti: Forty Years A-Growin’

Panti points out that the movement for equality was truly a grass-roots one.

#HoldingHands For Equality Launched

#HoldingHands For Equality Launched

EILE’s Andy Cast writes on why a gesture as simple as holding hands can help fight everyday homophobia, and how you can get help Recent studies have found that heterosexual people are more accepting of homosexual people if they know someone who is gay. Not altogether surprising really is it? The old saying goes ‘familiarity […]