Thursday, 14 August 2014


We're getting ready for Sligo...banners ironed, cable-ties and gaffer tape packed...and we're clearing our throats ready for the Sligo launch event at The Book Mart, Lower The Mall, Sligo.
Thanks to Donal and Adam at The Book Mart, ILLUMINATIONS will light up the first night of Northwest Pride in Sligo with an all-welcome Open Mike session. Come along and join in...or listen and enjoy...

See you there!

Friday, 8 August 2014

Saturday Night Fever in Carrick on Shannon!

Northwest LGBT Pride presents

Saturday 9th August @ Burke’s Back Bar
Bridge Street, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim

Followed by heats of Ms/Mr Gay Leitrim and then

Al Fresco Disco: Retrosexual!!
100% Vinyl Oldies
Doors open 7.30pm / Quiz 8pm /
All events €10/€8 concessions
                             Disco only (from 10pm) €6

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Self-Defence Workshop

Self-Defence Workshop
Learn techniques to defend yourself
Friday 22nd of August @ 3pm
Clarion Village Apartments
We are hosting a self-defence workshop taught by
Sean McCaffery.
The self-defence being shown is a mixture of:
Kick Boxing
Krav maga
To enhance your personal safety by giving you the techniques to counter attack and the confidence to effectively manage prejudice and avoid confrontation.

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Poster+Programme Combo! All NW Pride events here!'s the Poster+Programme combo! All details at last!!

Leitrim & Sligo Heats of Miss Gay Ireland & Mr. Gay Ireland!

Northwest LGBT Pride presents

Ms Gay Leitrim  /  Mr Gay Leitrim
Heats @ Burke’s Bar, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim Saturday 9th August
as part of our Retrosexual Al Fresco Disco
Ms Gay Sligo  /  Mr Gay Sligo
Heats @ Sligo City Hotel, Sligo Friday 22nd August
Following the Pride Ceílí

·         * Winners go forward to the national finals. You'll be expected to raise funds for a charity of your choice as part of the finals!
·         * To enter you can register on the night, or beforehand at
·         * On the night, you’ll be asked to answer three questions from our MC, and perform a piece (5 minutes max.) for the audience – this can be anything – juggling, drag…you choose!

·         * Entrants need to be resident in the county :-)  For more details on entries, see and

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Freedoms4All Launch

Dear friends


On behalf of Northwest LGBT Pride, I am sending you an invitation to this years exhibition launch




In The Dock Arts

Thursday 07th August at 6pm 


The annual multi-media exhibition 

within the LGBT and wider communities.

The theme this year is in the title –

 Freedom IS for all!



We look forward to seeing you at this event,

The exhibition is free and open to all.

"What changes the world is how we change"


Yours in Pride

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Online again...naturally

Well, technology hit us over the head this year and we're still trying to get our website up and running again. In the meantime, we couldn't bear not telling you online peeps about the fabulous plans we have for this year's Northwest Pride!

As you may have heard, we're doing a two-hander this year...from 7th - 10th August we'll be in Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim for a Pride Preview weekend. Then we'll launch ourselves into Sligo again starting on 20th August with the Illuminations open mike at The Book Mart, two more days of all kinds of events and the Northwest pride Parade on 24th!

Tempting you yet?

We'll be posting here - and hope you'll post here too.  It's taken us a while but we're back online...naturally