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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

€1.480 of €10.000 raised
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Donation Total: €3,00

Upcoming Events

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Thank you!

Thanks to all who have come and supported us at our Spooky Sunday Fundraising Thanks to your generosity and participation, we have raised €298.50 It was great to see so many turning up and have fun! Between learning how to crochet with our crochet expert Fiona, enjoying outdoor games and card games, and…

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Spooky Sunday Fundraising

πŸŽƒ Get Ready for a Spooktacular Sunday! πŸŽƒ Mark your calendars because on Sunday, October 29th, from 12 PM to 6 PM, something wickedly fun is brewing! Join us for our "Happy Halloween Spooky Sunday Fundraising" event, where we've conjured up a cauldron of activities that promise to make your Halloween unforgettable. 🍰 Bake Sale…

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Drop-in Centre in Ballina

There it is! Our team is delighted to anounce that our new Drop-in Centre located in Ballina (see map HERE) will be open every Sunday at the usual times, from 2pm to 6pm starting this Sunday 12th of March On the day, we will also have another session of SingOutWest Choir running from 4pm…

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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


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


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


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


The LGBT+ community needs OutWest.

July 2019


Love for one another, not hate or prejudice.

December 2019



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