The world famous Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival in Ireland, draws huge crowds of over 20,000 people to the busy pubs and hotels every year during the whole month of September. Love, dancing, music, racing and a good time are on the agenda! Visit the website to get some of the flavour and colour of the festival and find out more about accommodation.
This years festival opens with a gay-themed weekend. Dubbed ‘The Outing,’ the weekend will feature matchmaking events, concerts and more, all hosted by drag-queen Panti. Event Director Donal Mulligan said, “We’re taking the best of old Ireland – music, dancing and matchmaking – and putting it together with the variety of entertainment on offer in the LGBT community.