The Outing could not take place without the help and support of our festival partners/sponsors and many brands, whose partnership we value and whom we’ve worked with to make our historic new event a great experience for you and your friends. The following are some of those to whom we’re grateful.
‘Blacknight Solutions’ Festival Partner
Blacknight is a 100% Irish owned and based in Ireland, ICANN accredited domain registrar and hosting company. Recipients of several awards for their revolutionary use of social media, Blacknight are one of Europe’s most cutting edge Internet companies.
Blacknight constantly seek to lead the way by introducing innovative solutions for its client base and provide dedicated servers and colocation as well as a comprehensive range of Microsoft Windows and Linux based hosting plans and domain name registration services to business globally.
‘GAYDAR | Global Gay Dating‘ Festival Partner
Gaydar is a worldwide, profile-based dating website for gay and bisexual men, women and couples over the age of 18.
The largest gay dating site and best place online to chat with other men and women instantly. Millions of guys and girls from around the world
Join The Outing Lisdoonvarna this year for a first of its kind in the world event! The Outing LOVE BOAT will set sail on THE QUEEN OF ARAN
Aran Island Ferries & Cliffs of Moher Cruises from the Doolin Ferry Company, Providing fantastic tours & cruises since 1970
Budget Car Rental Ireland
Budget Car Rental Ireland is a brand everybody associates with great value Irish car hire. Our aim is to provide low cost car hire combined with the friendliest and most efficient service in Ireland and we are delighted to provide the car hire for Panti Bliss and the PR Team involved with The Outing. With 13 locations nationwide Budget Car Rental services the whole of Ireland with rental locations in all Airports and major Cities including Shannon Airport, Dublin Airport etc… So why not get Out and About with Budget Car Hire during your visit to the Outing. Whether it’s admiring the view from the Cliffs of Moher, Kitesurfing in Lahinch or a Day Cruise to the Aran Islands you plan the road trip and we will supply the wheels. 090 6627711www.budget.ie
Clare County Council
Clare County Council is responsible for the administrative area of County Clare, excluding the Ennis and Kilrush urban areas. The council is responsible for the provision of important services.
(065) 6821616 www.clarecoco.ie
The Clare Tourism Forum was established to provide a collaborative approach to tourism promotion in County Clare that will facilitate the efficient and effective development of the tourism industry in the county. The forum consists of a public / private organisation partnership and is representative of all the sectors of the Clare tourism industry.
GAZE LGBT Film Festival on Tour
As we team up with GAZE Film Festival as it goes on tour to The Outing Lisdoonvarna. Now in its 20th year, The Gaze Dublin international Film Festival had a lot to live up to, but it looks as if this year it well out did itself. Taking up residence in the lovely new space in The Burren Store House Lisdoonvarna, GAZE joins us with a huge array of Shorts and films.
Gallery Zozimus Exhibition at The Outing Festival
We have come a long way in the six years since we opened Gallery Zozimus:
- 2007 Gallery Zozimus opens with 22 artists in the premises at 56 Francis Street. – we now represent over 150 Painters / Sculptors / Photographers
- 2011 – Expanded next door with Ceramics Zozimus – the largest ceramic gallery in Ireland with works from over 75 makers
- 52 Gallery exhibitions – 5 NCAD Student shows – 5 Culture Nights – 3 Liberties festivals later and we are still going strong.
EMcGPR & Events
EMcG Public Relations organises and implements major Public Relations, Marketing events through-out Ireland and the UK. We have also worked on public relations, marketing events such as annual conferences, festivals, branding, open days, launches, graduations, memorial lectures, exhibitions and press/breakfast briefings. Some of major clients have included Enterprise Ireland, Local Expo, St. James’s Hospital to AIESEC (the world’s largest youth-led organisation). That is why we are one of the driving forces behind this project, alongside Dónal Mulligan, and with helping hand from Whites Hotels.
(086) 388 4242 www.emcgpr.com
They are a Queer and alternative East End pub, London nightlife spot and performance mecca. The Glory is home to a juggernaut of performers, partygoers and local creatives. We play host to a whole carousel of showbizness, screenings, performance art, cabaret, quizzes, live music and unique special events.
The Glory flung open her doors in December 2014 and redefined London’s alternative scene offering a new gay experience and forward-thinking focal point for all. Jonny Woo has been part of The Outing since 2013 and this year is bring his whole crew from London to show an East End London nights out…. Find out more here…www.theouting.lgbt
Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival
The Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival is a month long festival of music, dancing and craic. With music all over town from 12 noon until late at Night. An experience not to be missed. So no better place to have the world’s first Gay and Lesbian Matchmaking Festival; The Outing.
(065) 7074005 www.matchmakerireland.com
Light Sound Service
Light Sound service sound, a 100% Irish owned Sound, PA, lighting and effects rental company, serving all of Ireland. We cater for any event, large or small This is why LSS are working closely with us again to bring a lighting show you won’t forget at The Outing.
QueerID is a friendly and relaxed discussion forum for gay men and women. Our aim is to provide a place where members can meet like-minded folk, relax and chat about anything from current affairs and advice to gossip and funny stories – and keep up to date with the latest social happenings! And with The Outing being an event that’s all about relaxed socialising, it’s a perfect match!
Dublin’s Favourite Printing Company now with 4 Stores! All your printing needs guaranteed high quality and affordable. Check us out- you
Whites Hotel Group
As Ireland’s premier hotel group, Whites Hotels strive to provide world-class service and comfort, and aim to make your stay with us a memorable one. This is why we have teamed up with management to bring you the first Gay Matchmaking Festival; The Outing.
(071) 9851103 www.whiteshotels-ireland.com/
CoolMoss Creative Agency
CoolMoss specialise in Web Design and Web development, identity design, print and collateral design, mobile application design, Design strategy and artistic direction. Simply put we create beautiful design that helps clients engage with their target audiences across all forms of media. CoolMoss have designed developed the website for The Outing.
(01) 254 8675 www.coolmoss.ie