Limerick along with Amsterdam, London, Paris & Orlando all submitted Bid Books to the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) on Thursday February 28th.
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Limerick’s application for the addition of Boxing & Wheelchair Rugby to the approved sports list for the 2018 Gay Games has been officially approved by the international Federation of Gay Games (FGG).
The Games have been held in cities as diverse as San Francisco in its debut year, Amsterdam, Sydney, New York, and in 2014, Cleveland. Now, Ireland is making a bid for 2018. And surprisingly it’s coming from outside the Pale. Limerick finds itself against four other cities in competition for the Games
Sometimes coming out leaves you wrapped up warm in your Spice Girls duvet, inhaling the Ben and Jerry’s, and praying for the world to forget about you. If you want to take the more practical option to dealing with this upheaval, here are my steps for survival!
Last week, Limerick Pride 2012 was officially launched as the final preparations were being put in place for another year. Rounding off the nation’s Pride festivals, Limerick Pride will be a mix of celebration, entertainment, education and awareness. Here are some of the highlights!
Do you and your other half know what makes for an amazing night out in your city? Reckon you can show the nation how it’s done and beat two other couples at their own game in a brand new programme for RTÉ? Whether you’re into rockabilly, jazz, or death metal; know where to find the best foodie feast or a great live band; or prefer a night at the opera or the karaoke – RTÉ wants to hear from you!
As some of us recover from festive celebrations, we can ease through this week with plenty in the way of gentle socialising, and nothing too taxing. Praise be!
Events are picking up in pace and frequency as the festive season hots up. Wherever you are this weekend, there’ll be shindigs and shenanigans nearby!
Perhaps with people saving their energy for festivities later in the month, it’s a quieter week this week – but there are still events happening around the country to keep you occupied!
Finally! Tis the season: December is here, the month of World AIDS Day, Tractor Day, Human Rights Day, the winter solstice, and a festival of some kind towards the end of the month. (…What’s the name again..?) But that’s not all, there’s plenty more besides. Read on for this weekend’s festive offerings!
As December approaches, the social and festive events keep a-coming – from Dublin to Cork to Galway, and from Limerick to Leitrim to Fermanagh. So get out there!
This is one busy weekend around the country, including the Gay Prom, festive highlights, the return of Bitches Be Crazy, regular youth group meetings, and the start of 16 Days. Clear the diaries, folks!
Hold on to your hats, this is one busy weekend for events around the country! Whether you want to party, skill up, meet new friends, remember those who are absent, there is something happening somewhere near you.
Attention bis, leslies and transfolks! There is plenty happening to keep you occupied this weekend, so I thought, “What better than to present all of that information in one handy post?” (Plus, I decided to call it a BLT Sandwich. And I’m not even sorry.)
The final of the Ms. Gay Ireland competition was held in Limerick recently, and I was able to ask the winner, Emma Parkes (a bartender in The George) a few questions about her new role. Judging by her answers, we will be seeing great things from her this year!
Holy gay BMW Region, Batman! There are only a couple of days to go until the Joint Disco hosted by Gay Clare, with OutWest and Gay Westmeath on Saturday, 3rd July in the West County Hotel, Ennis, Co Clare. Doors 10:30pm. Admission €10.
Rainbow Support has moved premises and invites the community in to have a look around, and to find out what it is exactly RS does and how they do it! Rainbow Support Services is a not-for-profit organisation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans individuals, their family and friends in the Limerick and Mid-Western Region.