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Special Offer from Paramount Hotel for Festival ‘10

Situated in the heart of Dublin City’s Temple Bar area the Paramount Hotel is ideal location for your stay. The boutique hotel is located within minutes off all major theatres & venues for the 2010 Theatre Festival.

Our 64 rooms are designed and decorated to a luxurious standard and come equipped with FREE Wi-Fi and all mod cons.












The Turks Head Bistro/Bar offers Breakfast Buffet, Lunch & Dinner service. There is also limited Room Service available until 9.30pm.

All menus are available on request and in your room. For any after-show parties or pre-theatre dinners/shows please contact or for enquiries.









If you would like any further information on The Dublin Gay Theatre Festival please contact

Tickets on sale @ Turks Head Bar.

Joanne Moody

Sales & Marketing Manager or 01 4179900



Seeking Volunteers for 2010

Currently seeking volunteers for 2010, particularly technical – lighting & sound.

For more, see our volunteers page


John & Josey Moved to the Project @ 2:30pm

Due to circumstances outside of our control we announce that the play reading ‘John and Josey’ will now take place in the Project Arts Centre, Essex St. East at 2:30pm tomorrow (Saturday October 24th) and not in Pantibar as advertised.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused


Poster Exhibition & Sale in the Front Lounge

Come to the Front Lounge to see an exhibition of Irish and international gay theatre posters from past Festivals.
With all posters for sale this is your chance to pick up your favourite poster at a great price!



Online Now Available

Online booking is now available for all events in the Winter Programme as well as Mr. Gay Ireland.

If you have any questions or queries please contact

Please ensure that you print the e-ticket that will be emailed to you and bring it to the venue before the performance.



Important Programme Changes

Note: we have made some changes to our originally advertised schedule. For the full and up-to-date schedule see full programme online.

  • We regret to say that ‘The Golden Corral’ has had to be cancelled due to illness. However the Fri 30th and Sat 31st showings have been replaced with Gearóid Farrelly – Standup Comedy Evening
  • There will be extra matinee and evening performances of Loupe

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Winter Festival Programme Launched

The first ever Winter Festival Programme was launched this evening in the Mansion House by Dublin Lord Major Cllr. Emer Costello.

Click here to download the full programme


Stay in Dublin for Our Winter Festival

We are delighted to partner with the luxurious Camden Court Hotel where you can avail of a twin/double room with breakfast, leisure facilities and free parking for under 50Euro per person per night or 89Euro for two people. Say ‘Mr Gay Ireland’ when booking to avail of this special deal when booking for this limited special offer available from October 23rd to 31st 2009. Tel:01 4759666 or email

Note that there will be matinee and evening performances running throughout the Bank Holiday weekend for a special weekend of gay theatre.