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1986 AIDS Information Booklet.pdf
AIDS Information Booklet produced by Gay Health Action in Ireland in 1986. It provides information about Gay Health Action, about AIDS in Ireland and action to address AIDS. It also provides information on relevant organisations in Ireland.

CAIRDE was an Irish organisation established in the 1980s to provide support to people affected by AIDS. This leaflet provides information about CAIRDE, how it works and the support and training it provides. CAIRDE is the Irish word for friends.

Play Safe Card 1985.jpg
Two Play safe cards produced by Gay Health Action (Cork and Dublin) in 1985. Promoting safer sexual practice. Provides details of Safe, Possibly Risky and Very Risky sexual practices. Also includes contact details for Gay Information Services in…

Irish Quilt Tour 1991.JPG
Poster for the Irish Quilt Tour. The AIDS Memorial Quilt was displayed in a number of venues in Ireland in 1991, including in the Cork City Hall in January 1991. Talks and workshops were also organised, along with a number of memorial concerts.

Friends of Eon.jpg
Membership card for the Friends of Eon, an Irish Transgender organisation established in the mid 1970s. Members from all over Ireland and included transexuals, those who were transitioning and transvestites. The Friends of Eon ran a weekly…

Test (1).pdf
Article about the Cork LGBT Archive and Cork LGBT History written by Orla Egan and published in the Cork Pride Magazine 2016

Video of speeches by Kate Moynihan of Linc, Cork's community centre for lesbians and bisexual women, and Dave Roche, Cork Gay Centre at the launch of the Cork LGBT Awareness Week in Cork City Hall on Monday 16 May 2016.

View of Patrick's Bridge Cork

The corner of Patrick's Hill and MacCurtain Street was the location of Hill's Bar, a popular gay bar in Cork in the 1970s. Stripes Bar, another popular bar for gays in the 1980s, was located at the corner across the street.

Le Chateau on Patrick’s Street became a popular meeting place for gays in the 1970s. There are rumours that, after a while, the gays were barred, possibly because they were becoming ‘too obvious’.
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