Monthly events:

  • TAKEOVER @ Instinct, Sullivan's Quay

Takeover is a monthly club night for lesbian and bisexual women and their friends. Taking place on the 2nd Friday of each month the night features live music performances by guest artists followed by DJ Jules playing a mix of chart, electro and alternative hits. Entry is only €5, with tickets available on the night. Doors open 10pm with the party going on til late. Takeover website

Pubs and Clubs:

LOAFERS, 26 Douglas St
CHAMBERS, Washington St., - (Opposite the Court House)


‘The club’ now only runs the occasional weekend BUT instead operates a late cafe / bar. Well worth a visit, if you prefer a quiet drink / chat with your friends.

CLIMAX, @ The Liquid Lounge (Clancy's)

Cork's newest all gay monthly night. It has proved a huge hit with the local gay community, both with then location, staff and the the music.

RUBYS, Hanover Street

Ruby's is Cork's Premier gay club held on Fridays. The Venue has an indoor heated smoking room fitted with Glass walls so that you can still be apart of the club atmosphere. 

Grub Café, 8 South Main St

Grub Cafe @ the Other Place, is open Tuesday - Saturday 12pm to 6pm.

Community Centres:

The Gay Centre, 8 South Main Street

The Other Place Gay centre website

LinC Centre (Lesbians in Cork), White Street

Lesbian centre website

For information on other cities in Ireland:

Gay Belfast

Gay Dublin