Sexual Orientation

Belong To Youth Project

Belong To Youth Project was set-up in December 2002 to work with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) young people in Ireland.

It supports and resources LGBT young people, aged 14 – 23, to actively participate in this project and in doing so to positively affect their lives. As such, it is the first and only project of its kind in the country.

Cork Gay Community Development Company

To enable the gay community to fully participate in the cultural, economic, political and social life of Cork city and county.

The Cork Gay Community Development Project evolved from political and social initiatives dating back to the early 1980's.

Dublin Lesbian Line

Dublin Lesbian Line is an LBT inclusive service run by lesbian and bi-sexual women for women who are attracted to women, women questioning their sexuality, and their friends and families. Dublin Lesbian Line joined the LGBT Helplines in November 2010

Mondays and Thursdays, 7-9pm   01 872 9911


Gaire (gaelic for laughter) is an informal news, information and contacts site for the gay community in Ireland.

The aims of this site are:
- Provide a fast-loading, user-friendly interface.
- Provide a fun, sensible guide to living in the gay community.
- Provide a free classifieds section to help our users stay in touch.
- Provide valuable contact information on all the major gay support groups.
- Encourage members of the community to submit their own reviews, articles and opinions.

Gay Health Network

Gay Health Network (GHN) was established in 1994 and is an all-Ireland Network of gay and bisexual men involved in HIV and sexual health from the statutory and voluntary sector.

GHN is open to any gay or bisexual men involved in the area of HIV and sexual health in Ireland.

Gay Project

Irish gay, bi+, trans community NGO. We provide info and resources, run events and social groups, deliver workshops and talks and campaign for LGBT+ rights.

Gay Information Cork (Helpline) can be contacted at 1890 929 539 Tuesdays from 6:30-10pm Address 4 South Terrace, Cork City, Co. Cork Opening Hours 12-3 Monday, Wednesday and Friday + most evenings and weekends (see website for more information).

Gay Switchboard Dublin

A registered charity, Gay Switchboard Dublin is a voluntary body which operates a number of services to help those with issues relating to their sexuality.

We provide non-directive, non-judgmental counselling, befriending, support and a general information service to the gay and lesbian community, to anyone who has issues relating to their sexuality, to their parents, families and friends.

The complete guide to gay life in Cork. We've got regular columns, news articles, free classifieds, health info, an active forum and a gay directory. is a voluntary, non-profit website whose aim is to improve gay life in Cork.

GCN - Gay Community News

As Ireland's longest-running free gay publication, Gay Community News (GCN) boasts the largest gay and lesbian readership in the country. Since it was first published as a free newspaper in 1989, GCN has been distributed in pubs, clubs, cafés, libraries, resource centres and bookshops throughout Ireland, north and south, and has built a loyal readership along the way. Because GCN has been around for so long, picking up your monthly copy has become an established routine with a large proportion of Ireland's estimated half million lesbians and gay men.



Gloria is a Dublin based lesbian and gay choir which aims to:

  • Produce excellent choral music
  • Promote a positive image of the Lesbian and Gay Community
  • Provide a space where lesbians and gay men can sing and have fun together.

LGBT Helpline

LGBT Helpline is a national support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, and their families and friends. We provide confidential, non judgemental, listening support and information through the following support services.

The phone and online support are available 7 days per week from 6.30pm to 9pm Monday to Thursday, from 4pm to 9pm on Fridays, and from 4pm to 6pm Saturdays & Sundays.