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Supporting LGBT+

Welcome to  OutWest 

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

Support Equality with a Donation

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.

Drop-in Centre Funds

€836 of €10.000 raised
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Donation Total: €50,00

Upcoming Events

21 August 22

OutWest LGBTQIA Family Storytime & Tea Party

Join us on Sunday 21st of August at 11am for an LGBTQIA Family Storytime and Tea Party. Come along for some inclusive stories with Kayleigh and tea party treats for…
18 August 22

OutWest Workshop: How To Best Support My LGBTQIA+ Child?

Join us on Thursday 18th of August 2022 at 7pm for an inspiring educational event for parents, allies and friends of LGBTQIA+ people, to share and enlighten on how best…
14 August 22

Drop-in: LGBafternoonT+ with OutWest

Our Drop-in Centre is open from 2pm to 6pm every Sunday. Looking forward to seeing you all at the Drop-in Centre on Tucker Street, Castlebar. See the map here. For…
21 August 22

Drop-in: LGBafternoonT+ with OutWest

Our Drop-in Centre is open from 2pm to 6pm every Sunday. Looking forward to seeing you all at the Drop-in Centre on Tucker Street, Castlebar. See the map here. For…
28 August 22

Drop-in: LGBafternoonT+ with OutWest

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

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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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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7 hours ago

OutWest
Tomorrow in Sligo, don't forget our LGBTeaQ+ coffee meet up ☕️ at WB's Coffee House from 11am to 1pm. Join us and enjoy a good time 🏳️‍🌈 ... See MoreSee Less
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9 hours ago

OutWest
Don't forget! We have two major events coming up next week 🏳️‍🌈Thursday, August 18th at 7pm at Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar:How To Best Support My LGBTQIA+ Child? - An educational event for parents and allies of LGBTQIA+ people.Book your ticket here www.eventbrite.ie/e/how-to-best-support-my-lgbtqia-child-tickets-384257172547?fbclid=IwAR02uo8Hpj...Sunday, August 21st - 11am-1pm at Fulacht Fiadh Café, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim:LGBTQIA+ Family Storytime and Tea Party - A fun family event with inclusive storytelling in collaboration with Leitrim Pride Book your ticket here www.eventbrite.ie/e/lgbtqia-family-storytime-tea-party-tickets-377207847827?fbclid=IwAR1Pz7tW5HX3...For more information visit www.outwest.ie #lgbtqia #MAYO #sligo #leitrim ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

OutWest
One week to go until our seminar on How To Best Support my LGBTQIA+ Child 🏳️‍🌈 So, if you haven't got your ticket yet, there's still time to do it! 😃Thursday, August 18th at 7pm at Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar:How To Best Support My LGBTQIA+ Child? - An educational event for parents and allies of LGBTQIA+ people.Book your ticket here 👇www.eventbrite.ie/e/how-to-best-support-my-lgbtqia-child-tickets-384257172547?fbclid=IwAR0ZBqFENY... ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

OutWest
This Saturday in Sligo, join us at our LGBTeaQ+ coffee meet up ☕️ at WB's Coffee House from 11am to 1pm, and enjoy a good time in good company 🏳️‍🌈 ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

OutWest
What a great time we had at Sligo Pride 🏳️‍🌈 Well done to the all Sligo Pride team! ... See MoreSee Less
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