Online Event: Queering The Green with Paul Maddern

To celebrate the first anniversary of the release of ‘Queering The Green’, editor Paul Maddern will join us to discuss the queer poetry anthology on November 22nd at 8pm.

Published by Lifeboat Press in Belfast, Queering the Green brings together 31 of the most distinctive Irish poets to emerge since 2000 and, taken together, these writers represent the multiplicity and vibrancy of the queer experience in 21st Century Ireland. Several are already recognised as leading poets in Ireland, but the anthology also includes poets at the beginning of their career who are redefining the landscape of Irish poetry.

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Agenda for AGM 2022

illustration of an online meeting

Our AGM takes place tomorrow night at 8pm. It’s an online event. You can register for your FREE ticket here.

Reminder about proceedings:

If you have anything you want to bring up, would like to add or have anything, in particular, you would like discussed please email: londonirishlgbtnetwork@gmail.com This is so we can add your topic to the ‘Any Other Business’ part of the evening.

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2022 Membership Fees

As part of our voting system at our AGM, it was previously recommended that all Irish groups and societies have a minimal membership fee.

Obviously, as our AGM this year will be a virtual one, it’s kinda hard to be able to get a pound coin from people.

So, we’ve decided to go with an ‘Honour Code’ system as we have done for the past couple of years. We’ll leave the link here for you to pay £5 membership or whatever you can afford.

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Online Event with Dr Patrick McDonagh: Gay and Lesbian Activism In Ireland

Dr Patrick McDonagh

For Pride Month, we wanted to ensure that we had an online event that would be of interest to all our members and their friends. As they say, to know where you’re going, you have to know where you’ve come from.

That’s why we’re delighted to announce that author of ‘Gay and Lesbian Activism in the Republic of Ireland 1973-93‘, Dr Patrick McDonagh, will join us to chat about ‘Dr. Patrick McDonagh author of ‘Gay and Lesbian Activism in the Republic of Ireland’, will discuss The Rise of Pride in Ireland in 70s & 80s’ on June 21st at 8pm.

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