Gay Dublin

Irish Film Institute
Daily Film Screenings

Six to ten daily films, every day, at IFI, 6 Eustace Street in Temple Bar. New films and re-releases, classics, festivals, monthly "must see" lists, afternoon talks. See the website for scheules & details, and for pdf download of monthly schedule.
The Late Late Boy Show + Free COCKtail bar

Every Thursday. Student nights hosted by Paul Ryder, with DJ Ruth Spining Sexy Pop & Commercial Dance! Prhomo is Pop! Prhomo is Crazy! Prhomo is GAY! Theme parties, holiday specials, dance offs.
From worlds of Pop & Dance music, Eurovision, X Factor, TV, Celebrity & beyond

Every Saturday night 10 pm to 3am gay dance event at new home: Club ALT, Andrews Lane Theatre, 9 Andrew's Lane. Ireland's longest running weekly gay club night (2003-2013); DJ Gerry M + guests in main arena, retro + requests from DJs Gerry L, TD + guests upstairs "CAMP" alternative lounge, drink promos + weekly live entertainment.
Back to basics...
Mother at Copper Alley

Weekly Saturday night synth-pop/ electronic music dance party at Copper Alley, Arlington Hotel, (Front Lounge back entrance). Electro gay club night, eclectic all-ages/styles crowd. Music + cheap drinks over fancy shows. See GCN Mother +
The Rubber Uniform Leather Experience

Every last Sunday, from 9pm, underground at the Turks Head, 27 Parliament St, Temple Bar) - leather, skin, uniform, worker and sports dress code. Changing area provided. RULE is aimed at men in Ireland with fetish/BDSM interests.
Béar Féile
Mr Bear Ireland

March 21-23, 2014, annual weekend of bear festivities around the selection of Mr. Bear Ireland. See their website for photos and videos of previous events and news of upcoming dates.
Largest event of its kind
International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

May 5-18, 2014. Annual event, celebrating contribution of gay people to theatre, past and present. Founded in 2004 to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde, in his native city. Emphasis on new or recent international and Irish works with a broadly gay theme or relevance, the Festival has grown to become the largest event of its type in the world.
Pride day
Dublin Gay Pride 2014

June 14-29, 2014 - annual parade, festival, dance parties, film screenings, awards, variety shows. The Irish know how to party and they're proud of it.  Check the Dublin Pride website for previous year's media, and upcoming events.
Neon Disco Djs in association with Dublin Bears
Dublin Bear Pride | DISCO HEAVEN

June 27, 2014, 8pm at Jack Nealons. DJs Paddy F and the Phantom Vandal. Dance party for Bears & men who like them. €5 includes buffet / cocktail.
Annual LGBT Filmfest - of 22 years
Gaze Film Festival 2014

August Bank Holiday weekend, August 1-4, 2014 - annual festival at the Light House Cinema, in Smithfield. See their website for details about the festival and other screenings throughout the year.
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August 30, 2014, 9pm-LATE, at Break for the Border, Stephens Street Lower. Dance party for bears, cubs and friends. DJs Christian Homan & STEOBEAR. €10, discount for Dublin Bears members and students.
Dream the extreme

September 5-20, 2014, two week annual  festival of theater, comedy, music, dance and spectacle. Recent program program included over 100 shows in lots of venues and sites across Dublin. See full details on their website:
Temple Bar Cultural Trust
Culture Night

September 19, 2014, 5-11pm. Entertainment, discovery and adventure in Dublin and across Ireland - this past year in a record 30 towns, cities, counties and islands.  Arts and cultural organisations open their doors 5-11pm with hundreds of free events, tours, talks and performances. See the website for whats on.
His Count Dracula became measure of all other vampire stories
Bram Stoker Festival, Dublin

October 25-27, 2014. Annual festival - life, work and legacy of Dublin horror novelist Bram Stoker and his gothic novel ‘Dracula’. Free pop-up performances, spine-chilling street theatre, sinister sounds; a city-wide Vampire Hunt, spooky open-air movies, blood curdling literary happenings, terrifying theatre, haunted walking tours and a very special event at Dublin Castle.
Ireland's Premiere Feature Film Festival
The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2015

March 19-29, 2015. Celebrating film as an art form, over 120 films from four corners of the globe. Citywide event takes place in Dublin City Centre Cinemas including: Cineworld, The Savoy, Screen, Irish Film Institute & Light House Cinema in Smithfield. See the 2015 program when announced, and the JDIFF 2014 Highlights Video now at their website:
Annual NLGF Irish G&L Awards
The Galas 2015

March, 2015. The Gay and Lesbian Awards (GALAS) have been set up by the National Lesbian and Gay Federation to honor lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people and organisations for their contributions to Irish society, both north and south of the border.
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