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Supporting LGBT+

Welcome to  OutWest 

OutWest is a Voluntary Social, Support and Advocacy Group for LGBT+ People in Connacht

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Your donation would be an amazing way to support the LGBT+ community in the West of Ireland. Your contribution will help create significant changes and progress in our community and support our local Drop In Centre.

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Upcoming Events

02 October 21

OutWest Drop-in Centre

Our Drop-in Centre is open from 2pm to 6pm every Saturday. Looking forward to seeing you all at the Drop-in Centre on Tucker Street, Castlebar. See the map here. Note…
28 September 21

Sligo Pride Festival AGM

Sligo Pride Festival are having their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 28th September at 7pm via Zoom. Click here to have more information, or visit their website.
02 October 21

Leitrim Pride AGM & Public Meeting

Leitrim Pride are having their Annual General Meeting & Public Meeting on Saturday 2nd of October 2021 from 4pm to 6pm via Zoom. Click here for more information.
01 October 21

Galway Community Pride AGM

Galway Community Pride are having their Annual General Meeting on Friday 1st of October 2021 at 7pm. The meeting will be in person & online. Click here for more information.

Latest News

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Thoughts from a Member

My story…. Open the zip of the invisible bubble that surrounds you and step out into your world. Asleep, alone, eyes closed in an empty world of nothingness. I talked. I cried. I laughed. But was I different? Fun and games, laughs and tears like everyone else. But I was different. Why me?

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Drop In Centre Opening

Mayo’s first LGBT+ drop-in centre will open in Castlebar on 18th January 2020. The centre will provide a relaxed welcoming space for LGBT+ people, families and partners to socialise, chat, and make connections.

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journal

Thoughts from a Member

My story…. Open the zip of the invisible bubble that surrounds you and step out into your world. Asleep, alone, eyes closed in an empty world of nothingness. I talked. I cried. I laughed. But was I different? Fun and games, laughs and tears like everyone else. But I was different. Why me?

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Past Gatherings

What you're Saying

Brilliant. Well done to you all. All the best with the drop in centre.

January 2020

Anonymous

You’re doing great work and volunteering. Kindest from Roscommon. Your chat line will be a tremendous lifeline to many. God bless, be safe and take care

March 2020

Anonymous

Coming from Achill Island to student life in Trinity was a very similar experience for me though in the late 70’s being gay wasn’t that easy in Dublin either. Thank god we’ve all moved on and grown up a lot as a nation.

January 2020

Anonymous

I feel like so many Elders of the LGBTA community get forgotten and left behind, it warms my heart when stuff like this is shared, they deserve all the love and happiness.

March 2020

Anonymous

The LGBT+ community needs OutWest.

July 2019

Anonymous

Love for one another, not hate or prejudice.

December 2019

Anonymous

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Reading is fundamental! OutWest Online Book Club is next Tuesday, the 28th at 7PMJoin Zoom Meetingus06web.zoom.us/j/96084019852?pwd=OFplL1pDMXRId2dpR2RYa2l1RW42Zz09🤓📖🪱 ... See MoreSee Less
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