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Cathal Kerrigan and Edmund Lynch reflect on key moments in the Irish Gay Rights Movement

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The latest episodes of ShoutOut Know Your Queer History series features Cathal Kerrigan and Edmund Lynch. Kerrigan speaks on his involvement with Gay Health Ireland, while Lynch reflects back on the Hirschfield Centre and bringing gay representation to RTÉ.In episode 7, Cathal Kerrigan talks of how he got involved in the Irish Gay Right Movement, and how he came to be involved in the founding of the Cork Branch in 1975.

It was through reading gay literature and magazines that he realised “we need to organise.” He got in touch with the Dublin branch, who connected him with other gay people in the Cork and Munster area.

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