Culture Night is the annual all-island celebration of culture, creativity and the arts. Here’s a few LGBT events taking place this year. All events take place tonight, and all events are free!
Introducing the Bona Book Club – for all those LGBTQ ladies (and friends) interested in reading a wide range of contemporary fiction, some non-fiction and the occasional graphic novel. Come along for some lively debate, tea and scones in the Radisson Blu, Golden Lane on the last Wednesday of the month. Our next meeting is on the 24th September at 7 pm.
The Feminist Film Festival is delighted to announce its feature programme. The Festival is Ireland’s first independent, stand-alone, weekender Feminist Film Festival. The programme includes the Irish première of ‘Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me,’ a documentary about the late, world-renowned Emmy and Tony winner
Dublin will soon(ish) have it’s first ever bridge to be named after a woman (unless the Anna Livia Bridge in Chapelizod counts?). Yesterday evening Dublin City Council voted on a shortlist of five, narrowed down from 85, and declared Rosie Hackett the over all winner.
Sometimes I go to so many leaving do’s it feels as if I’m surely going to be the last person left in Ireland. So! Here’s a few tips to beat the emigration blues.
Ireland is in a recession, yet a UN report has ranked our capital as the fourth most prosperous city in the world.
Hot on the heels of the 4th European Transgender Conference, Dublin will again play host to equality activists from across Europe when the 16th Annual ILGA-Europe Conference comes to town from the 18th October until the 21st.
Starting out at college? Or going back and for another year? Another of Gaelick’s amazing new writers, Agnes Von Kenn, shares her tuppenceworth: Just about two weeks ago, I started my first year studying arts at University College Dublin (UCD) in Belfield. In the midst of trying to navigate the massive campus and … [Read more...]
The Fandora Club is Ireland’s first and only monthly club dedicated to Musical Comedy! Held on the first Thursday of every month at The Grand Social in Dublin, The Fandora Club is hosted by musical comedian Sharyn Hayden (aka Shazwanda) and will feature very special guests. The next installment features fabulous faux-queen, … [Read more...]
With its new Season, the Dublin Film Qlub takes a look at some gloriously queer films from Hollywood, made under heavy censorship but which managed to tell amazing stories in exciting new ways. By way of contrast, they’ll also look at the freedom of European films of the period, addressing homosexuality with a mater-of-factness which is often surprising.
Leanne Harte headlines The Odessa Club in Dublin this Thursday, 13th September. Harte will be showcasing tracks from her upcoming Restless Sleepers EP alongside Bob Gallagher on backing vocals, Sharon Hussey on violin and Limerick’s Yvonne Conaty on bass. With support from Aaron Finn, the night’s going to be a good one!
Following marriage equality motions being successfully passed at Dublin City Council last week, and since similar moves in local authorities across the island, attention today focuses on two more councils in the Dublin area. South Dublin Council and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council will today vote on separate marriage equality motions during meetings at 3pm and 5pm, respectively
Dublin’s Absolut Fringe Festival explodes into being this weekend, so we asked the Fringers for some hot tips and recommendations for Gaelick readers! Ladies, prepare to be spoiled.
This week Dublin will welcome over 250 trans* activists from all over the world to the 4th European Transgender Conference. Hosted by TENI, the conference held by TGEU who also have their annual council as part of the weekend. The theme for the conference is “Trans Rights Now! Realising Recognition, Respect and Equality” – a theme the Irish government should examine closely
All the marriage equality news last night was firmly focused on local government, with votes being taken in Dublin, Newry and Fermanagh. It follows similar motions passed in Belfast, Cork, Omagh, Down, and Moyle and Magherafelt local authorities. Further marriage equality motions are expected in South Dublin, Fingal, Dungannon, Dundalk, Fermanagh, Waterford and Derry
Tonight, as reported by TheJournal.ie, Dublin City Council is due to vote on a motion which calls for “the same rights and entitlements to civil marriages for all citizens of Dublin regardless of race, religion or sexuality”. The Council meeting – which begins at 6:45pm – will be available to watch online