Queer Event Guide May Bank Holiday Weekend

Rockin' out to help young musicians, walking tours, MOTHER, brunching for repeal and the start of the 15th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival are just some of the things happening this long weekend.


Friday, May 4

Girls Rock Dublin Fundraiser

Girls Rock Dublin Fundraiser

Girls Rock Dublin is proud to announce a stellar line-up for our fundraiser in Whelans, Wexford St:


Tickets: E11.50 or E6 student/unwaged

All funds will go towards the 2018 camp will be a 5-day long event of music and creative exploration for 12-17 y.o. girls, trans and non-binary youth.


Saturday, May 5


Mothers most colourful son, SHREM takes to the decks alongside our own Rocky T Delgado this Saturday night.

Queen Róisín will be releasing new music this week too so expect some Murphy bangers mixed in with Mother tunes, electronic anthems & durty disco.

Cheaplist here

Bealtaine Walking Tour of Temple Bar

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Join the Irish Architecture Foundation for walking tours of Temple Bar, a quarter of the city famed for its history, culture and even controversy. Explore its medieval lanes, learn about its early 90s transformation thanks to the Group 91 architects and hear about recent developments and current challenges from those who have lived and worked in the area.

Free event register here: 11 Am| 2 PM



Sunday, May 6

Brunch for Repeal with Una Mullally & friends

“Join us for a fun afternoon brunch in aid of Together for Yes.

“We’ll start with a drinks reception at 12.30, followed by a delicious brunch and then comedy from Deirdre O’Kane, Alison Spittle, live music from Ailie Blunnie and DJ sets from Michael Pope (Le Galaxie) and Sorca McGrath (Ships).

“We’ll also have a raffle & auction with crackin’ prizes (hotel breaks in Dublin, Cork & London, signed CDs & vinyl from Hozier and other artists, great foodie prizes including a Wild Food Outing with Kevin Thornton, afternoon tea, festival tickets and a signed Maser print, and lots – LOTS! – more).

Buy Tickets Here


Monday, May 7

International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

IDGTF launch the programme for the 15th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival.

2018 is a year of celebration, marking 15 years of IDGTF and 25 years since decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland.

In our programme we explore the diverse lives of LGBT people today – through comedy, drama, short-plays and powerful stories from around the world.

See all complete programme here

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