Call for members for a new LGBT+ Pop-up Choir in Sligo. Every Autumn the Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo runs a pop-choir program called Sligo Sings. This year to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Sligo Sings there is a call out for interest in a LGBT+ choir. The choir would be open to everyone, no auditions … Continue reading New LGBT+ Pop-up Choir in Hawk’s Well Theatre Sligo.
Isolde Ó Brolcháin-Carmody, is an artist and performer based in County Leitrim, she is one half of the Story Archaeology team and is one of the founding members of 8 Rays Leitrim. As well as helping to volunteer with Northwest LGBT Pride (ceased) and host events as part of our group here, Isolde has also helped … Continue reading My Diary of Insufficient Support – Day 0
Some of you may have already read that 8 Rays Leitrim will be proudly hosting ShoutOut on their 'The ABCs of LGBT' tour this year. Its happening this coming Monday in The Bush Hotel at 6.30pm and the talk is open to all but please do RSVP to Bella so that we can ensure everyone … Continue reading Homophobia: A series of personal experiences
8RL is delighted to have Andrew Leavitt joining us as guest blogger today. Andrew will be sharing a little about what PrEP is, how to access reliable information on PrEP and access it safely. Andrew Leavitt is a recording engineer and musician with Dublin-based pop band Clay Hips. He has been active in LGBT and … Continue reading Andrew Leavitt on ‘PrEP’ in Ireland
The ABCs of LGBT is a free educational workshop presented by ShoutOUT.ie as part of their Irish Tour. The workshop is for: Teachers Youth Workers Parents & Guardians Social Workers And anyone who wishes to listen... The Leitrim leg of the ShoutOUT tour will take place in The Bush Hotel, Main Street, Carrick on Shannon, … Continue reading The ABCs of LGBT presented by ShoutOUT
8 Rays Leitrim has wanted to signpost information on the availability of PrEP or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Ireland ever since the Government made room through the HSE services for generic brand of PrEP called either Teva or Mylan to be accessible through Irish pharmacies. This news is undoubtedly good news as reports of HIV transmission … Continue reading Accessing PrEP a brief Overview
'Travellers and The Importance of a Healthy Mind' is an afternoon event organised by Sligo Travellers Support Group Ltd. (STSG) in the run up to World Mental Health Day on Tuesday October 10, 2017. STSG's event will be on Monday October 9, 2017. Invited speakers will share with the audience their experiences living with and … Continue reading Travellers & The Importance of a Healthy Mind