Thank you to everyone who gave up a beautiful sunny afternoon yesterday to attend the introductory meeting. A great bunch of people! Dates for the first round of training to become a board member of AMACH! will be confirmed next week. If you like to help in any way email info@amachlgbt.com.

Great to see Ailbhe Smyth, Brian Sheehan and Andrew Hyland from Marriage equality and GLEN in Galway yesterday, a very informative discussion and the feedback from the meeting was excellent!

On Wednesday evening AMACH! will begin the creative writing project for older and younger LGBT people. Email info@amachlgbt.com or check out our website for more details. There are only a couple of places to fill on this exciting project, so do make contact asap if you wish to take part.

Do you have an hour or two of your time or a skill to share to help out with getting an LGBT resource centre up and running? Or, would you like to participate in our intergenerational creative writing project? (details below)

Tomorrow, 13th of September 2:30pm – An introduction to training for board members and a sub group of AMACH! to run the LGBT Resource Centre. This will cover an overview of whats involved in being a member of the board or the sub group of AMACH!, and an outline of the training that will be covered.

4pm- meet Marriage Equality & GLEN, for those interesting in forming and being part of a Galway group to work on the civil marriage referendum.

Ailbhe Smyth a highly experienced trainer, researcher and consultant in the fields of gender equality, LGBT and human rights, will be joining us tomorrow.

17th of September, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Intergenerational Creative Writing Project. This is an exciting project for younger and older LGBT people. There are only a couple of places left so email now to make sure you can participate.

Those interested in participating in any or all of the above are invited to email info@amachlgbt.com.
We look forward to hearing from you.

More discussion about the Maureen O’ Connell fund grant received by AMACH! on todays Galway City Tribune.   The articles from Senator Mullen and vice chair of AMACH! Nuala Ward  were also reprinted from yesterdays Connaught Tribune.

Senator Mullen “ SVP Galway should acknowledge bad judgement call and move on” AMACH!, “New AMACH! Centre will help bridge the gaps and break down barriers”

Help reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues. LGBT Helpline no. is 1890 929 539 Link to their web site http://www.lgbt.ie/    

Would you like to give an hour or two of your time to help out with getting an LGBT resource centre up and running? Do you know someone who would like to get involved? Or, would you like to participate in our intergenerational creative writing project? 13th of September, 2:30pm – An introduction to training [...]