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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Hirschfeld Centre

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# Hirschfeld Centre
Commemorative plaque unveiled at the site of Ireland's first dedicated LGBT community centre
The Hirschfeld Centre was burnt down 31 years ago.
# LGBT CENTRE
David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque
Senator David Norris on the legacy of the Hirschfeld Centre, which burned down.
# I Am Tonie Walsh
'I'll never forget it': Activist Tonie Walsh looks back on the fire that destroyed Ireland's first gay community centre
“It had a side alley to Dame Street which made it comfortably covert for those still in the closet who’d rock up to the building,” says Walsh.