All items above scanned from various issues of In Dublin dating from March to December 1980. The Lynn Geldof review of Flikkers in the Hirshfeld centre is from December 1980.

Related Link: 1974 Better Gay than Average – from Man Alive Magazine

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  1. The Hirshfield was a fantastic club. A wonderful atmosphere and an inspiration for me in setting up the Dance Factory in Drogheda where girls danced with boys and boys danced with boys and no-one really cared at all which is how i think it should be. I believe the Hirshfield was fire-bombed in the early 80’s. Did a quick google but not much info about it. Tonie Walsh was mentioned as a prime mover and someone who has documented gay history in Ireland.

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