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Rainbow Crossings: Gay Irish Migrants and LGBT Politics in 1980s London

The Embassy of Ireland, London, together with the London Irish LGBTQ Network are hosting a live virtual conversation between Dr. Daryl Leeworthy and Dr. Joseph Healy on the published paper by Dr. Leeworthy, ‘Rainbow Crossings: Gay Irish Migrants and LGBT Politics in 1980s London’ .


1. The event begins at 8pm with an introduction from the Ambassador of Ireland Adrian O’Neill.

2. Dr Daryl Leeworthy and Dr Joseph Healy will join in conversation on the topic of gay Irish migrants and LGBT politics in London in the 1980s.

3. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A session. Attendees are encouraged to submit questions through the Q&A function on Zoom.

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A recording of this event will be available in the week following the live event. Please follow the Embassy of Ireland, London, and the London Irish LGBT Network social media for the link to view the recording.

Event Details

8th March 2021 • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm





London Irish LGBT Network
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