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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Patrick Curran R.I.P.

Friends, we just found out the sad news that our friend and previous Treasurer of the London Irish LGBT Network has died.

Our current Treasurer, Joseph Healy remembers Patrick.

L-R: Patrick Curran R.I.P, Former Ambassador to Great Britain, Daniel Mulhall.

Patrick Curran, who was the Treasurer of the Network died in April of this year but I have only recently heard of his untimely death. Patrick came from near Kells in County Meath and, like many of us, had been living in London since the 1980s. He joined the committee in 2018 and became Treasurer and took part in several social activities with the Network.

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Event: Meet up at London LGBTQ Community Centre

London Irish LGBT Network would like to invite you to an informal Saturday afternoon get-together at London LGBTQ Centre on Saturday 11th June at 3pm.

It’s a chance for our group, friends and allies to come together in a relaxing environment and in an environment where there doesn’t need to be alcohol involved.

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Online Meetup: An Evening with Actor Derek Murphy

Derek Murphy

Just us for an online meet-up on April 27th at 2000. We will be joined by Irish actor and producer, and London resident, Derek Murphy.

On stage, credits include, most recently ‘Love Dance’ at ‘The Chiswick Playhouse London‘, as well as ‘‪Dial M for Murder‬’, ‘‪Major Barbara‬’, ‘Scapino’, ‘John Bulls Other Island’, and National UK Tour of ‘Arms and the Man’ (Michael Friend Productions, Shaw2020 London), ‘MacSwiney’ (Irish Theatre London) ‘Exposed‘ (Southwark Playhouse) ‘Dracula‘ (Jellyfish Theatre Co. Rome), ‘Woyzeck‘ (London Theatre) and ‘Just Above Dogs‘ (Green Curtain Theatre Co.) which was performed at The Houses of Parliament in London.

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