August 2012• OUT & abOUT
Live, Love, Laugh,

Belfast Pride 2012

28th July – 4th August

Saturday 4th August (Parade Day)

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twitter: @belfastpride

Theme: Pride of the Sea



Ms • Mr Gay Wexford •• Enter now

How do you enter?

Submit your nominations and photos via the form here or email with Ms Gay Wexford •  Mr Gay Wexford* 2012/13 in the header bar. The earlier the better. A spot of talent scouting may take place too. We will conduct a video recorded interview with the nominee using the questions from the entry form for the next stage of the competition. [The nominee & their team may submit a link to their own video of a documentary (or mockumentary 🙂 ) based around the nomination questions.]

Videos will be available to view by our readers at The ON-line public vote will occur over one week in August. Further details.


Cork Pride 2012

29th July – 6th August

Parade 5th August

twitter: @corkpride

facebook: corkpride

NorthWest LGBT Pride

2012’s celebrations will be held between August 2nd and 12th, each day filled with great gigs, events, exhibitions and much, much more!!!

The programme can be downloaded from, where you can also find details of budget accommodation deals from €20 per night!

twitter: @nwprideireland

facebook: nwprideireland

Grand Bingo • Every Wednesday • the Forum

  • Bingo EVERY Wednesday night @ the Forum, Waterford with LGBT Parents Southeast

  • Open to everyone  • friends • family • nans to nuns  etc.
  • €5 a book of ten games
  • Doors open 7.30pm • Eyes down 8.30pm

    Contact Kevin @ 086 720 0634 or via the website at

    OUT For The Weekend • Volunteers Meeting

    Location, The Nixon on Watergate

    ime: 19:30, Wednesday 8th August

    OUT For The Weekend is back again and we’re looking for volunteers to help us out with this years festival.

    If you’re interested just come along to the Nixon on Wednesday August 8th at 7:30pm. We’ll have a few pints and a chat after 😛

    Thanks 🙂

    The OFTW Team

    Facebook: OutForTheWeekend


    Twitter: @outftw

    Arklow LGBT next gathering Friday 10th August

    Event for GAY ARKLOW / Wicklow

    Friday 10th August 19:30 until 21:30

    Themed night – Board Games (and a drink after in a local bar) Open to all LGBT people in Arklow and surrounding areas.

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    5-A-Side Soccer Challenge

    Every Thursday 19th July to the 16th of August Starting 7pm (19:00 until 21:00)

    Waterford Pride 5-A-Side Soccer Challenge Final




    4 Qualifying rounds 19th, 26th July & 2nd, 9th August

    FINAL to be held on Thursday 16th August

    Anyone interested in taking part please contact us on

    All proceeds to Waterford Pride 2012

    VENUE: The People’s Park, Waterford City

    ADMISSION: €2 Per Person Playing

    Facebook event link

    Art & Photography Exhibition.

    Display of Art & Photography by Local Artists

    (Opening Hours: Monday & Tuesday 10am-5.30pm, Wednesday 10am-8pm, Thursday-Saturday 10am-5.30pm, Sunday Closed)

    Any Artist’s/Photographer’s interested in showing their work email us on

    WHEN: 6th of August to 18th of August

    VENUE: Index Gallery, Waterford City Library


    LGBT Health and Wellbeing for Men & Women

    Public event · By sOUTh LGBT

    Waterford Pride, in conjunction with LGBT Diversity and HSE South, are running a series of fun and informative LGBT Health and Wellbeing workshops on LGBT Health and Wellbeing. These interactive workshops will debunk the myths associated with LGBT health, help you understand what preventative programs are in place and how to access them; explore the barriers and opportunities around healthy relationships; and help you identify service providers in your area with whom you can discuss health issues.

    The dates and venues are as follows (further dates to be confirmed):

    Waterford Pride (


    LGBT Health and Wellbeing for Men: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Saturday 11 August. Venue TBA

    Women’s date TBC

    Facebook event page

    sOUTh Relaxation Evening in association with Waterford Pride

    • Monday, 13 August 2012
    • 19:00 until 21:00
    • sOUTh c/o Edmund Rice Youth & Community Multiplex,Manor Street, Waterford City, Waterford, Ireland

    sOUTh LGBT are holding a ‘Relaxation Evening’ during Waterford Pride 2012 13th August from 7-9 pm in Edmund Rice Youth Centre Manor Street Waterford..we will be providing Acupuncture & River Sanctuary Holistic Centre are providing Indian Head Massage & Angel Card Readings. Tea, Coffee & Snacks will be provided. Everybody welcome! Please let us know your coming along by contacting us here on facebook or contact Tracy on 0862147633.

    YOU deserve it 😀

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    Waterford pride – 2012

    13th – 19th August

    facebook: waterfordprideofficial

    twitter: @waterfordpride

    Sunrise Lgbt Athy Meet Up

    23rd August @ 19:00

    • Athy CDP, Woodstock Street, Athy, County Kildare

    Any Queries give ’em a buzz on 085 740 9988 or email ’em at

    FB event page

    Smash – Davitts, Dungarvan

    Public event · By Smash Club

    Friday  24th  August 2012 • 22:00

    The first Smash! takes place on Friday August 24th in Davitts, Dungarvan.

    Smash! is a brand new clubbing experience. The concept is simple – take a venue, throw in some of the best-loved drag queens around, mix with the hottest DJs out there and add a little sparkle!

    Smash! brings you the best in chart & pop music, drinks promotions and entertainment. The team has years of experience in LGBT clubs around Ireland with drag stars Joanna Ryde, Charmin Eletrik and Divalicious hosting and DJ Shaz on the decks.

    Dance, drink and have a smashing night. You know you want to!

    •   Dignity Waterford Friday 7th September

    •   The Temple Carlow Friday 14th September

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    Kilkenny Pride 2012

    August 24th – 26th

    Battle of the bands

    Facebook: OutForTheWeekend


    Twitter: @outftw

    Galway Community Pride

    23rd – 26th August 2012

    facebook: Galway Community Pride

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