What's on in Dublin
WHAT DOES DUBLIN HAVE TO OFFER?
Your Gay Dublin Guide
At GayToDo we provide details on all the gay Dublin events that are happening across the city, as well as the groups who are running them. Our site is updated daily and provides a centralised location for those looking beyond gay dating, Dublin is a bustling European capital after all and has so much more to offer. GayToDo is the home for LGBT Dublin sports and social events so if you’re looking for something exciting and different to get involved in, then here is where you’ll find it.
LGBT Dublin has much more to offer than clubs and gay bars. Dublin is one of the most cultural and also community driven cities in Europe, which is what makes the gay Dublin social scene so exciting. The city boasts a vibrant LGBT community and a wide variety of active sports and social clubs. For people searching for events with a focus that’s lesbian or gay, Dublin neighbourhood groups are based all over the city with a huge range of events for every taste.
LGBT Dublin Groups
We include all the up and coming LGBT Dublin events from:
The Emerald Warriors: A gay Dublin men’s rugby club that trains twice a week and plays competitively in both the Leinster Metro League, as well as internationally at the biennial Union Cup in Europe and the Bingham Cup, described as the “Gay World Cup”. It is not just for gay Dublin men and is open to anyone who wants to play rugby.
The Phoenix Tigers: A lesbian Dublin soccer club that was set up in 2004 as a way to get together, socialise and keep fit. The team trains all year round, plays indoor football weekly and also hosts an annual 5-a-side tournament on Easter Saturday.
Acting Out: An acting group for LGBT Dublin men and women that meets weekly to rehearse for planned upcoming shows. The group have won several awards and offer a wonderful outlet for any LGBT Dublin people with a passion for performance.
Changing Attitude Ireland: A group of lay and ordained Christians working towards equality within their churches and the blessing of LGBT relationships using an authorised liturgy. It organises meetings for lesbian and gay Dublin people interested in their vision and goals.
Bi Irish Social Group: Aiming to create a space where bi+ people can socialise and meet new people, avail of peer support and avoid isolation. They meet weekly in Dublin City centre so stay tuned to our LGBT Dublin events calendar to find out when.
Dublin Gay Music Group: A gay Dublin group for lovers of classical music which meets up every Saturday. Members can host and present events about their favourite classical works and share them with the group.
Gay Dining Out: This group has been running for more than 15 years and brings together those looking to explore something different on the gay Dublin scene. The social club organizes meals at some of Dublin’s nicest restaurants with the bill aiming to be kept to between €25 and €60. An excellent opportunity to meet other culinary fans from gay Dublin and the rest of Ireland.
Wet and Wild: An adventure sports group that runs over 100 events every year for members of the LGBT Dublin and broader LGBT Ireland community. With over 2,000 members, the group organises a huge array of events, from rock climbing and quad biking to fishing and ice skating.
Dublin International Gay Social Group: A great way to make friends if you are new to Dublin or have been around for a while (or forever). It steers clear of the gay dating Dublin scene and creates a non-pressurised environment for anyone who just wants to meet up and take part in their favourite hobbies and activities with other LGBT Dublin people.
Dublin Gay Geeks who Game: A newly established gaming club that is going from strength to strength. For those who prefer a gay gaming day to a gay gym, Dublin now has a hugely popular society for LGBT Dublin people who want to meet up and play their favourite fantasy or board games.
Gay Social Tennis: The Out2Tennis club is a lesbian and gay Dublin sports group that arranges tennis meetups every fortnight for players of all levels to come together, have fun and play against players of their level. No matter whether you consider yourself semi-pro or an enthusiastic beginner, the door is open for all members of the LGBT Dublin community and beyond.
Running Amach: Are an LGBT Dublin sports and social club for women who are interested in joining a like-minded community, sharing advice and getting active. The LGBTQ and lesbian Dublin club runs hundreds of events every year extending beyond running to include hiking, museum outings and theatre trips.
Greenbow Deaf LGBT: Dublin has a vibrant scene catering for everyone’s interests and desires for community. The Greenbow Deaf LGBT Dublin group provides a platform for deaf members of the gay and lesbian Dublin community to socialise and share their interests.
The Gay Book Club meet once a month and provide an opportunity for gay Dublin members to get together and discuss the themes and deeper meanings of their favourite literature. A change from the usual gay bars, Dublin is a great city for offering residents a host of alternative social opportunities like indulging in the great pleasure of reading with likeminded people.
Out and About is a group for those who love to enjoy the fresh air and scenery of the outdoors to complement indoor activities at a bar. Dublin and neighbouring Wicklow offer some excellent hiking routes for both experienced hill walkers and those new to the activity. The group has been running for nearly 30 years and provides an excellent opportunity for socialising outside the gay dating Dublin scene.
The Dublin Devils is a gay Dublin football club that is open to all members who fancy getting involved in a fun and healthy team sport. They play football both indoors and outdoors and are happy for players of all levels to take part in the games.
Front Runners is an LGBT Dublin group that arrange runs in the Phoenix Park three times each week. Runners of all levels and abilities are welcome and the club strives to stay true to its purpose of offering all lesbian and gay Dublin people a healthy and fun social experience.
Pink Ladies is a lesbian Dublin hockey club that brings like-minded players together, from absolute beginners to ex-internationals. The group is proud to have represented lesbian Dublin at several European and World level events and play hockey every week during the Summer season.
The filmqlub is a voluntary group for film lovers from the LGBT Dublin community to get together and enjoy their love of the silver screen together. There are annual and once-off membership fees to pay for venue, equipment and film licensing fees but they still come in at cheaper than a regular trip to the cinema. For all members of the lesbian and gay Dublin community this group is a must for those who like to meet regularly and watch classic films
Gloria is a choir for lesbian and gay Dublin people who love to socialise through the power of song. With several events throughout the year as well as a major Christmas concert, the choir is a great place to meet fellow choir enthusiasts from the LGBT Dublin community.
The Dublin Gay Men’s Chorus is the only all-male gay-Dublin choir and perform a wide range of musical genres, from Disney to Take That.
The OWLS or Older Wiser Lesbians is a lesbian Dublin group for women over 40 who run regular social events for older women such as film nights, musical concerts and trips to the theatre.
20-30 Something Dublin Lesbians is a lesbian Dublin social group which runs events and organizes socialising opportunities for younger women. A weekly meetup is complemented by movie and music nights for those looking to meet others in the lesbian Dublin community.
Dublin LGBT Social Meetup provides a wide social network for the LGBT Dublin community. They organise regular events in cafes, tearooms, as well as gay bars. Dublin has a wealth of great locations to get together with old and new friends and that’s exactly what this group facilitates.
LGBT Meditation Dublin helps you on your personal mindful journey by facilitating meetups and meditation events for lesbian and gay Dublin people looking to get in touch with and explore their inner self.
If you know of any LGBT Dublin club or event that we are missing, visit our homepage to send us a message or post the event directly to our site. All non-commercial events will be listed. Please contact us if you would like to post a commercial event.