Some of the best events to look out for at this year's Dublin Pride Festival

Some of the best events to look out for at this year's Dublin Pride Festival

The festival kicks off today and runs until 30 June.


There is a huge amount being packed into festival and you can find details on all the events here, but we've picked out some of the highlights to look out for over the next 10 days.


The Pride Rebel Tour


When: 21, 22 and 28 June


Where: GPO O'Connell St.


What: A special guided tour will celebrate the diversity of the women and men that took part in Ireland’s struggle for social freedom and justice.


A Queer History Tour of Kilmainham Gaol


Pride


When: 22 June

Where: Kilmainham Gaol


What: A special tour of one of Ireland's most popular tourist spots will focus on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender prisoners associated with the building.


Pride Dog Show 2019


When: 23 June


Where: Cabbage Patch Park, Kevin Street, Dublin 8


What: Registration begins at 1pm on Sunday, with the show kicking off at 2.30pm. There will be lots of fun and games, spot prizes and great giveaways.


An Evening with David Norris


Pride

When: 24 June

Where: The Music Room, Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin 8


What: Norris, whose challenge to the Irish state led to the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the country, speaks about his life and work and what it was like to be gay in Ireland from the 1960s onwards.


The Outing Festival Geílí at Dublin Pride


When: 25 June


Where: Pantibar, Capel St, Dublin 1


What: A fun-filled night of Irish music and dancing, this is Céili – gay style.


Movie Night with Girls Night In

When: 26 June


Where: Outhouse, 105 Capel St, Dublin 1


What: Outhouse in Capel Street will host a special screening of ‘Outitude’, a documentary about Irish Lesbian herstories.


Rainbow Vinyl


Pride


When: 27 June


Where: Street 66, Parliament St. Dublin 2.


What: Get your groove on with Aoife Nic Canna and Kate Brennan Harding on the decks.

Glitterbomb Pre-Pride Party with Gok Wan


When: 28 June


Where: The George, Great George's Street, Dublin 1


What: A glitzy party with pumping tunes provided by the one and only Gok Wan.


Dublin Pride Parade 2019


Pride


When: 29 June, 1pm


Where: O'Connell Street to Merrion Square


What: The centrepiece of the Pride festival, it's sure to dazzle the streets of Dublin with colour and fun on Saturday week.