A number of the 'Firsts' in Irish LGBT activism happened in Cork. This Exhibit celebrates and acknowledges these Cork Firsts. The first Irish National Gay Conference took place in Cork in 1981. The first Irish AIDS leaflet was produced in Cork in 1985. The first Irish Lesbian and Gay Film Festival took place in Cork in 1991. The first Irish LGBT float in a Patrick's Day Parade took place in Cork in 1992. The first (and only) Irish lesbian centre opened in Cork in 1999.
Created by Orla Egan