LGBT visibility week in Wexford Launched 14/11/2012

Paul Cullen Gay Wexford Chairperson introduces the Davy Hynes Lord Mayor of Wexford to Launch the 'lesbian gay bisexual transgender' visibility week 14th - 19th Nov 2011 in the Wexford Arts Centre

Wexfords, first citizen, Mayor Davy Hynes

Congratulations all round. Bernadette Smyth: LGBT Diversity, Development Worker - South East is presented with flowers for her contributions to the week.

David Clarke announces the fantastic news Gay Youth Wexford Drop-in opens it's doors this month

Siobhan O'Brien Wexford Local Devcelopment (WLD, Mirium O'Reilly, Marie Yorke, Brona Cloonan Brona Cloonan Health, Wellness and Fitness, Susan Barnes Health Service Executive (HSE)

Gay Wexford Committee who worked so hard to bring the 'lesbian gay bisexual transgender visibility week' to Wexford. David Clarke: Youth Officer, Craig O'Toole, Bernie McMahon, Jennifer Roche treasurer, Eamonn Healy, Paul Cullen Chairperson


Programme of Events




Official Launch by Eoin Colfer followed by a Reception

Monday 14th of November at 8pm

Wexford Arts Centre

“A Liberating Party” a mixed-media exhibition to uncover andcelebrate the history of LGBT Pride on the island of Ireland from 1974 to date drawing on materials held at the National Library of Ireland in the Irish Queer Archive

Monday 14th to Saturday the 19th of November

Wexford Arts Centre

Information and Awareness Raising Sessions for Communities,

Service Providers and anyone who is interested in learning more about the LGBT community in Wexford.

Tea, coffee, biscuits and chat with inputs from Wexford Local Development and Gay Wexford

Monday 14th of Nov from 2-4pm

Coolcotts Community Centre, Wexford Town

Tuesday 15th of Nov from 10am to 12pm

Gorey Family Resource Centre

Tuesday 15th of Nov from 2 – 4pm

Wexford Local Development Offices, Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy

Thursday the 17th of November 3 – 5pm .

St Michaels Theatre, New Ross.

Talk and slideshow presentation on the Irish Queer Archive

– A history of LGBT pride in Ireland dating back to 1974.

With light refreshments provided.

Tuesday 15th of November at 8pm

Downstairs at Westgate Design, Main Street, Wexford

Gay Wexford Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 16th of November at 8pm

Central Station, Wexford

Civil Partnership and Cohabitation – the legal and financial implications. Information Seminar (Speakers include Lisa McDonald Solicitors,
Marriage Equality and Permanent TSB)

Thursday 17th of November at 8pm


Central Station, Wexford

Transgender Awareness Talk (Vanessa Lacey, Transgender Equality Network Ireland) followed by a screening of “Boys don’t Cry”


Friday 18th of November at 8pm


Wexford Arts Centre

Building a strong LGBT community organisation in Wexford – a facilitated session by Izzy Kamikaze

Saturday 19th of November 10am – 5pm


McCarthy Suite, Whites Hotel, Wexford


Closing Party Social Event


Saturday 19th of November 9pm


Central Station / Metropolis Nightclub

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