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April Social In Galway

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Outwest are pleased to announce that we shall be holding a social meeting on Friday 20th April .

We shall initially meet at 9:00pm in the Nova Bar on William Street West in Galway City. Look for us at a table that will have a small rainbow type heart-shaped flag on one corner of it. If you cannot spot us when you arrive, please ring the Outwest Info Line on 087 972 5586

Later we shall be moving on to Club GASS in the Roisín Dubh on Dominic Street Upper. Club GASS advertises itself as the “best Drag Show in town with some of the best scene Djs to keep you dancing all night long“. Door to Club GASS open at 11:30pm with music and dancing until the wee small hours of the morning.

Everyone is welcome, and we look forward to seeing you on the night.

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Speakers at the 2018 AGM

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Don’t forget that Outwest is holding its AGM next Wednesday evening (18th April) in the Meeting Room of the Bridge St Bar, on Bridge Street, Castlebar, Co Mayo, starting at 8:30pm.

Guest speakers on the night are Maria Molloy & Cameron Keighron.

Maria is Chairperson of AMACH! LGBT Galway, which is a voluntary run registered charity representing and advocating on behalf of the LGBT+ community in Galway city and county. Founded in 2010 its main focus has been on the opening of an LGBT+ resource centre in Galway. This has now been achieved with the opening of Teach Solais on Victoria Place, just off Eyre Square. Maria will share with us the journey that AMACH! has taken from its foundation in 2010 to the opening of Teach Solais in 2017, and what Teach Solais now offers to the LGBT+ community in Galway.

Cameron(who is also Vice-Chairperson of AMACH!) is a young Trans man, and his talk will be about the life of Trans people in rural Ireland, the barriers that these people face, and the impact that it has on their lives, as well as discussing ways that LGBT+ community groups can support this group of people.
These should be two very interesting talks, so please try to get along on the night to hear what Maria and Cameron have to tell us.

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Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting (18 April)

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Outwest takes pleasure in inviting all of its patrons to attend its Annual General Meeting which will be held on the evening of 18th April 2018 in the Meeting Room in Bridge St Bar, Bridge Street, Castlebar, Co Mayo starting at 8:30pm.

This will be your chance to hear about Outwest’s activities in the past 12 months, and have your say in what you would like to see Outwest doing in the year to come.

We shall also be electing our new committee to steer us through the coming year and we would be delighted to see new faces on the committee, so by all means put your name forward on the night.

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24th February Get-together in Carrick on Shannon

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Outwest are pleased to announce that we shall be holding a social meeting on Saturday 24th February. We shall meet at 7:00pm in the Paradiso Cafe in the Carrick-on-Shannon Cineplex, which is located in the Mulvey Centre just off a roundavout on the A4 on the Sligo side of the main bridge in Carrick-on-Shannon (turn off the roundabout where there is a Supermacs – drive past Supermacs for the cinema).

Cafe Paradiso is on the right as you enter the cinema. Look for us at a table that will have a small rainbow type flag on one corner of it. If you cannot spot us when you arrive, please ring the Outwest Info Line on 087 972 5586

We shall wait until at least 8:00pm before making a collective decision as to where we shall spend the rest of the evening.

Everyone is welcome, and we look forward to seeing you on the night.

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27th January – Sligo Meeting

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Outwest are pleased to announce that we shall be holding a social meeting on Saturday 27th January, starting at 6:00pm in the Quays Bar & Restaurant in the Sligo City Hotel, which is located on Quay Street in the centre of Sligo Town. 

The entrance to the bar is on your left immediately you enter the foyer of the hotel. Look for us at a table that will have a small rainbow type flag on one corner of it. If you cannot spot us when you arrive, please ring the Outwest Info Line on 087 972 5586

We shall wait until around 6:30pm before making a collective decision as to where we shall spend the rest of the evening.

Everyone is welcome, and we look forward to seeing you on the night.

We are also hoping to arrange a trip to the cinema in Carrick-on-Shannon sometime in February. More details of this will be announced once it has been confirmed.

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Halloween Ten Pin Bowling

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As part of Outwest’s Social Calendar we are hosting what should be a fun-filled evening of ten-pin bowling at Roscommon Leisure Zone on the evening of Sunday October 29th, kicking off at 8:00pm.

Fancy dress is optional & everybody is welcome!

We hope to go out for a meal after the bowling.

Roscommon Leisure Zone details can be found at http://roscommonleisurezone.ie/index.php/home/

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Lough Key Forest Park Walk – Details

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We shall meet at the entrance to the Visitor Centre at 1:30 pm for a start time of 2:00 pm for the walk. Be aware that there is a €4 charge if you use the main car park at Lough Key Forest Park.

The walk will be approximately 5 km along one of the many waymarked trails in the park.

Afterwards we shall be heading for a meal to The Moorings Bar & Restaurant in nearby Knockvicar, to arrive by 4:30 pm. If you would like to join us for the meal, please let us know beforehand, so that we have an idea of the number of tables we will need to reserve (ring our info line: 087 972 5586 or email: info@outwest.ie)

Lough Key Forest Park

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