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Trans Groups in Ireland
Trans Groups in Ireland
The Irish Trans Group Alliance currently has member groups in Cavan, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Waterford.
We also assist families and friends of trans people to create their own groups (see the new group in Shannon below). If you would like to set up a new group, please contact us at email@example.com.
See our Calendar of Events for the next scheduled peer support meetings.
BELFAST - SAIL
SAIL stands for: Support, Acceptance, Information and learning SAIL is a voluntary support group for family, friends, carers and individuals living with gender issues.
If you are facing the journey of gender identity you may feel that you are alone. SAIL offers support to families through social meetings where people can meet and talk, share stories and experiences.
If you would like to come to a meeting or if you would just like to talk to someone about gender issues please contact us on: 07510228411. All calls or texts will be treated with complete confidentiality. Or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
CARLOW - TransParentCI
TransParentCI is for parents and family members of transgender people. The group aims to break the silence by offering support and giving a voice to parents and families of transgender children and loved ones. For further details contact Vanessa@teni.ie
In conjunction with our regular weekly meetings, which all LGBT people are welcome to attend, LGBT in Cavan also hold a monthly meeting dedicated to transgender people.This starts on Tuesday 12th July from 7.30pm – 9.30pm. These meetings will provide peer support and information sharing on transgender issues. All are welcome to attend.
Venue Call for details
Contact 086 2491821 or email email@example.com
The Cork Transgender Peer Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of every month. The group is organised as autonomous peer support, meaning it is led by the group participants themselves with a facilitator. They offer an open, friendly and safe environment in which to explore questions, seek information and make friends. Confidentiality is respected and assured. Whether you are admitting to questions about your gender identity for the first time, are sure of your feelings and acting on them, or have completed a transition, you are welcome to attend.
Venue The Other Place, 8 South Main Street, Cork
Contact Darrin on 085 108 3935 or www.facebook.com/corkteni
The Dublin Trans Peer Support Group started in April 2005 and is the longest running group in Ireland. The group meets every second Wednesday. It provides an inclusive and supportive environment for those who have been diagnosed with Gender identity Disorder, who feel they have a gender identity issue, and who are exploring their gender role. Our aim is to provide a safe environment for people to feel accepted and accept and explore their own gender identity.
Venue Outhouse, 105 Capel Street, D1
Contact Group on 087 1168589 or firstname.lastname@example.org Outhouse on 01 873 4932
DUBLIN - YOUTH
Individuality is a social group for young trans people and those questioning their gender identity. It is run by BeLonGTo, and meets weekly.
Venue BeLonGTo, 13 Parliament Street, D2
Contact 01 6706223
GOSSIP - the Gender Odyssey Support Service and Information Project - meets on the first Friday of every month in Galway, and is open to all trans people who wish to avail of the service. The meetings are welcoming, non-judgemental and supportive. Each month a different topic or workshop is featured, aimed at addressing a wide range of issues and concerns relating to transgender people.
For further information see gossipgalway.wordpress.com
Monthly Support Group for Parents and Friends of LGBT people. Hosted by Shannon Family Resource Centre and Rainbow Support Services.
For an informal chat about the group, please email email@example.com or phone Vanessa on 061 707600.
Waterford's trans group meets on the second Friday of each month, 7pm-9pm. For further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Trans Greystones meets from 8:30-10pm on the second Friday of each month in the 1st Wicklow/2nd Dublin Scout Hall in Greystones. Contact Sara or Simon at email@example.com for details
ONLINE IN IRELAND
Trans Guys Ireland: a new online Irish Group for Trans Men - videos, blog and facebook group.
Transgender.ie is an online forum community covering various aspects of trans life in Ireland.
TranscendIreland is an inclusive Irish Transsexual forum dedicated to support, activism and lols with a liberal moderation philosophy. http://transcendireland.myfreeforum.org/index.php