Welcome to the Limerick Pride Festival 2014

Welcome to the Limerick Pride Festival 2014, Limerick’s annual celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture. Over the past eleven months we have been working on what we hope will be Limerick’s biggest Pride Festival to date. This year our Festival has added significance, as we are in the shadows of the Civil Marriage Referendum in Sping 2015, a huge milestone in our colourful history. Each year we are taken aback by how much the people of Limerick embrace our Festival and help us to grow in ways we could only imagine in years gone by. This year, as one of the 109 Made in Limerick projects for Limerick City of Culture we have been given a unique opportunity which means we can bring our Festival to a larger audience and hold events on a scale which we have never been able to before. We are lucky to live in a City which embraces our culture and celebrates with us during Pride week each year, whether it be the venues which hold events, the businesses that hang their Pride Flags in support or the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes each year. These gestures mean so much to our community and let us know that our City and it’s people accept us for who we are. Limerick Pride Festival as always welcomes our friends, families and the wider Limerick Community to celebrate with us and embrace our motto of Equality, Love, Diversity and Celebration. Pride is a time to come together, make new friends and remember how lucky we are to live in such a beatutiful and accepting City. I hope you all have a fantastic week and manage to take in a few events from our diverse programme. Above all, we hope you enjoy the week and have a happy and safe Limerick Pride 2014.

Dave Cuddihy

Chairperson
Limerick LGBTQ Pride Festival 2014

 

Limerick Pride On Social Media

Are you following us?

Limerick LGBTQ Pride has a presence on nearly every aspect of social media this year.

You can click on any icon to bring you to the website, click the follow button for regular updates.

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If you are tweeting, instaing, tumbling or just posting on facebook about Pride this week don’t forget to use the hashtag #LimerickPride.

The Priscilla Experience

Don’t just see the movie, Be the Movie! Enjoy the classic Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in full cinema setting. Hosted by Sheila, Madonna and Elsie. Cocktails, high heels and outlandish frocks. 69 O Connell Street (former Belltable) Doors 7pm. Film starts 8pm. Tickets €6 available from www.limetreetheatre.ie
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Pride Wedding Show!

Limerick all set for the first Pride Wedding Show!

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The inaugural Pride Wedding Show is being held on Tuesday 26th August 2014 at 7.00pm in No.1 Pery Square in association with Limerick Pride.

Founded by Limerick based ring designer Donal Carey and Wedding Planner of the Year 2014 Sharon Mc Meel, the show focuses on providing couples with expert advice in all areas in the wedding industry.

The show will feature a workshop from Donal and Sharon and will give couples the opportunity to speak to experts in Bridal/Menswear, Flowers, Ceremonies and much more. Couples while enjoy Pimms and Canapés on arrival at the beautiful No 1. Pery Square hotel. Set overlooking the tree lined “People’s Park” in Limerick’s historic Georgian Quarter, No.1 Pery Square is an iconic luxury, intimate boutique townhouse hotel & spa.

There’s no need to book tickets as admission is free on the night but do try to get there early with your questions for our wedding experts!

For further information visit http://theprideweddingshow.com

Contact the Organisers

Sharon Mc Meel          086-8524800

Donal Carey                085-722 5600

Pride at Crush 87

Crush87.  Limerick’s biggest night club goes exclusively gay for one night only!

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International DJ Ale Amaral on the decks in the main room with DJ Karen from The George spinning the classics in The Orchard.  This visual feast will have you spinning!  Early show begins in The Orchard at 9pm with Davina Devine and Victoria Secret.  Club @ 11pm.  Tickets €10

Mr & Ms Gay Limerick 2014

Thursday 28th August @ Crush87.

Hosted by Paul Ryder with special guest DJ Regina George.

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Still time to enter by emailing mrandmissgaylimerick@gmail.com