LGBT Organisations

Other LGBT Organisations

There are a number of other LGBT organisation working in Ireland, please see below for a their names and contact details.

This list is not exhaustive so if you are aware of any others please send their details to info@lgbtdiversity.com  

Amach!

AMACH! LGBT Galway Ltd - a registered company since March 2010 - is a volunteer run organisation which represents and campaigns on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Galway. Their mission statement is: “AMACH! LGBT Galway Ltd. aims to reflect equally the diversity within the LGBT community by encouraging positive participation from the community. They actively campaign to achieve a solid and safe support structure for the LGBT community in Galway.”

Address Galway
Phone Phone: 087 0694747
Email E-mail: info@amachlgbt.com
Web www.amachlgbt.com

Arklow LGBT Social Drop-in Group

The Arklow LGBT Social Drop-in Group is a place to meet new people, make new friends, and share experiences in a supportive environment. Based in Arklow, County Wicklow, the group is open to anyone aged 18 and above in the Arklow and surrounding areas. They meet once a month, and will also arrange group events and outtings throughout the year. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/136663676380924/ Or search: Gay Arklow / Wicklow

Address Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Email arklowlgbt@hotmail.com
Web http://www.facebook.com/groups/136663676380924/

Breakout (Letterkenny LGBT Youth)

If you or someone you know would be interested in attending the LGBT youth drop-in service, please contact the BreakOut Youth Worker on text line 0857411607, New members are always welcome and feel free to bring along a friend for support! Confidentiality is assured.

Address Donegal
Email lgbt@donegalyouthservice.ie
Web www.bebo.com/lgbtcdonegal

Ciarraí Amach

Ciarraí Amach, Kerry LGBT Project was founded in January, 2008 by members of Kerry's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgendered and Questioning (LGBT) community. They have recently changed their name.They provide information to Kerry based LGBT on events that may interest them through their Website and Text Service. They also provide a LGBT Helpline, Advice/Information, and Befriending services, as well as organising social occasions such as trips away, walks, film nights and one off events for the community. They aim to provide a one stop shop for all Kerry based LGBT and LGBT visitors to County Kerry. Mission Statement: Promoting the Rights and Visibility of the LGBT Community

Address Kerry
Web http://sites.google.com/site/kerrygayandlesbianproject

Clare LGBT Support Forum

Providing peer support to members of the LGBT community within the greater Clare area. Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?ref=name&id=1632034338#!/group.php?gid=116355815088444 Bebo: http://www.bebo.com/Profile.jsp?MemberId=10751989271

Address Clare
Phone 086 2617051
Email clarelgbtsupportforum@hotmail.com
Web http://www.clarelgbtsupportforum.ie/home.aspx

Clare Women's Network

A meeting place in Ennis for women who love women. Every fortnight from Wednesday 17th November 2010 at 7pm

Address Clonroad Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare
Phone 065 6828731
Email clarewomen@eircom.net

Cork Action for Equality

Cork Action for Equality is an independent, voluntary action group comprised of organisers based in Cork City. The aims of Cork Action for Equality are to raise-awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues in the wider community through campaigning and lobbying, workshops, fundraising and public demonstrations.

Address Cork
Web corkequality.com or www.facebook.com/corkactionforequality

Donegal LGBT

Support / Social groups for LGBT peopel in Donegal

Address Letterkenny
Email donegallgbtcommunity@gmail.com

ELLA

Support group for lesbians and bisexual women in Roscommon.

Address Roscommon
Email groupella@gmail.com

G-Force

Garda Gay Lesbian and Bisexual employee resource group.

Address Ireland
Phone 087 2027609
Email group42732@yahoo.com
Web http://www.g-force.ie

Gay Community News (GCN)

GCN (Gay Community News) is Ireland’s longest-running national gay publication and a not-for-profit registered charity. It was first published on February 10, 1988 after Tonie Walsh and Catherine Glendon, both activists on the Dublin gay scene, decided it was time for Ireland’s gay and lesbian population to have a free publication of their own.

Web www.gcn.ie

Gay Travellers

Constructed and maintained by and for members of the Travelling community, for it's Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Questioning members.

Web www.lgbtpavee.com

Gay Westmeath

Founded in 2009 to develop networking opportunities for gay folk living in the county. With the support of a small committee, Gay Westmeath will develop the new group as a valuable and enjoyable resource for the county's growing gay, lesbian and transgendered population. Their events will include something for everyone with pub nights, discos, restaurant outings, country walks, educational seminars and more in the pipeline.

Address Westmeath
Web www.gaywestmeath.com

Gay Youth Wexford

Gay Youth Wexford are open four pm till six pm every saturday "We strive to help the LGBT youth come to terms with who they are and to help them make friends in a safe understanding enviroment " Facebook: www.facebook.com/gayyouthwexford1

Address Wexford
Email gayyouthwexford@gmail.com
Web www.facebook.com/gayyouthwexford1

GOSSIP

GOSSIP – the Gender Odyssey Support Service and Information Project is a volunteer run, peer support group that meets on the first Friday of every month in Galway, and is open to all Trans people who wish to avail of the service.

Web www.gossipgalway.wordpress.com

Greenbow LGBT Society of Ireland

Greenbow LGBT Society of Ireland is a registered charity run for the benefit of all Deaf LGBT adults all over Ireland.  They provide workshops and training as well as organising social events for their members.  Their mission statement: our mission is to support and develop the Deaf lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community of Ireland. They also aim to raise awareness of, and challenge the discrimination and injustice faced by this community in society by supporting organisations to put into action equality and inclusiveness policies. Furthermore, to promote self-determination of, and provide educational information to, Deaf LGBT’s with respect to their sexuality, Irish Sign Language (ISL), communication, social organisation and culture.  Please see their website for more information. Email: deafgreenbowlgbt@yahoo.ie (members/membership) info_greenbow@yahoo.ie (office)

Address c/o Outhouse, 105 Capel St., Dublin
Phone 01-8749148
Email deafgreenbowlgbt@yahoo.ie
Web www.greenbowdeaf.com

ILGA Europe

ILGA-Europe is a non-governmental umbrella organisation which represents its members, principally organisations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, at the European level. Its membership comprises around 300 organisations from throughout Europe. ILGA-Europe was established as a separate region of the ILGA in 1996. ILGA itself was founded in 1978.

Address Brussels
Web http://www.ilga-europe.org/

Irish Pink Adoptions

Irish Pink Adoptions aims at exchanging support information between "pink" families-to-be, or who already are. They chose the term "pink family" as a relatively neutral umbrella term for the single gay men, single lesbians, or same-gender couples who intend to adopt, are in the process of adopting, or have adopted. It also covers adults born/raised in such families. They also welcome the input of other people touched by adoption, especially people who were adopted as children and are now adults.This site is more concerned with adoption per se, but it is also open to discuss and support fostering and kinship caring. Input from single parents, and other "alternative families" are welcome too.

Address Ireland
Email contact@IrishPinkAdoptions.com
Web http://IrishPinkAdoptions.com

LGBT Helplines

LGBT.ie is the web-site of the National LGBT helplines project. The site aims to provide a gateway to information and support for LGBT people in Ireland. We also have information that will be useful to our friends and families and those professional working on LGBT issues or concerns.

Address Ireland
Web http://www.lgbt.ie

LGBT Lawyers Association of Ireland

The LGBT Lawyers’ Association was established in July 2010 with the following aims: 1. To raise awareness of the legal issues affecting the LGBT community, 2. Increase the visibility of LGBT lawyers within the profession, 3. o provide support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lawyers and students, 4. To facilitate legal research and support other LGBT rights organisations. The LGBT Lawyers’ Association provides the following services: LGBT Free Legal Advice Centre - The LGBT Free Legal Advice Centre welcomes attendance by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community who require advice on LGBT legal issues. This service is provided free of charge on the first Tuesday of every month from 7pm -8:30pm in Outhouse on Capel Street, Dublin 1. Lesbian and Gay Legal Network (LGLN) - The Lesbian and Gay Legal Network is an initiative of the LGBT Lawyers’ Association of Ireland.

Address 105 Capel Street, Dublin

LGBT Parents Waterford

Mission statement: To provide support and a safe place for lesbian gay bisexual transgender parents and the family and children ,Through fun peer support and shared experence Raising awarness of the issues that affects us as parents and our children , if any one is interested in joining lgbt se parents please contact lgbtparentswaterford@gmail.com

Address Waterford
Phone 086 7200634
Email lgbtparentswaterford@gmail.com
Web http://lgbtparentswaterford.webs.com

LGBT Society, University College Cork

UCC LGBT is an organisation for students of University College Cork and events are open also to non-students. The UCC LGBT Society is currently the largest university-based LGBT Society in Ireland. We have social events, educational events, workshops, speakers and aim to provide as much as we can for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members. We have a buddy system for those who are new to the society and our Members’ Officer is there to offer support and information to any member who seeks it. In addition to this, we have a strong campaigning element and a campaigns sub-committee for anyone who wishes to volunteer.

Address UCC, Cork
Web www.ucclgbt.com

LGBT South Tipperary

Working to progress the provision of services for the LGBT community, provide opportunities for social network and support the community to have a voice in influencing and bringing about changes in LGBT issues.

Address Clonmel, South Tipperary
Email lgbtsouthtipp@gmail.com
Web www.facebook.com/lgbt.southtipperary

LOOK

A support group for parents of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender children, providing a space for parents to talk, get information and reassurance. Parents can contact LOOK by e-mail or phone, or meet up in person. All in total confidence. Based in Dublin, but you can also contact LOOK to put you in contact with parents/ parents groups in your area.

Address Dublin
Phone 087 2537699
Email info@lovingouroutkids.org
Web www.lovingouroutkids.org

MUI Carlow

MUI (My Unique Individuality) is a youth group run by Carlow Regional Youth Service and supported by BeLonG To. It is a safe and confidential group that provides young people with fun activities and a place to meet other LGBT young people. It is available to any young person of secondary school age.  It runs every second Thursday night from 7-9pm in the Vault Youth Project, Burrin St. Carlow.  For more information please contact Leanne or Jamie on 0852722379 or 0599133714 or find us on facebook (MUI Carlow).

Address Vault Youth Project, Burrin St. Carlow
Phone 0852722379 or 0599133714
Web http://www.facebook.com/myuniqueindividuality

Over The Rainbow

Drama group for LGBT and straight people operating in Sligo. Workshops and performances. Contact Brian Higgins

Address Sligo
Phone 085 780 3665

Running Amach

We are a Social Networking Club for LGBTQ Women called 'Running Amach'. Most Events are organised in Dublin but Events happen all over the Country.

Address Dublin
Web http://www.meetup.com/Dublin-LGBTQ-Womens-Social-Networking-Club

shOUT Youth Work Ireland

shOUT!, is a group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or simply uncertain young people aged from 14 to 23 years old.

Address 41-43 Prospect Hill, Galway
Phone (087) 773 8529
Web http://www.lgbtyouthgalway.com/

Treoir

Treoir provide information services for unmarried parents, and legally mane LGBT parents are considered unmarried.

Address 14 Grandon House, Lower Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1
Phone 1890 252084 or 01 6700120
Email info@treoir.ie
Web www.treoir.ie