Want to hook up with a shemale, tranny or ladyboy in Dublin?
Whilst Ireland may have a reputation for its machismo and conservative catholic outlook, the truth is that the urban cities are far more tolerant and accepting than you might think.
The capital city of Dublin attracts the most diversity in the country’s LGBT community and there are plenty of bars, clubs and pubs that are home to many local and visiting shemales. In this guide, we’ll show you how to find them!
Finding Trannies in Dublin: Pubs, Clubs and Bars
There are plenty of venues that are trans friendly in Dublin and attract shemales left, right and centre.
Some are aimed at the gay community and you need to be discerning to distinguish the CDs from the TGs, the drag queens from the shemales, but that’s part of the fun, isn’t it?
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The TH Club (Tranny Haven)
No 10 Harcourt Street, Dublin
Open for all TG/TS/TV/CDs and male admirers alike, the TH Club on Harcourt Street is a small but relaxed venue. Open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm til late, the club is welcoming of all ages, genders, races and cultures but insists on respectful behaviour from all of its patrons.
If you’re looking for an easy hookup with a ladyboy, this place has one of the highest success rates in Dublin!
Ireland’s longest running social club for trannies, the Gemini Club is open on Fridays from 9pm to 2.30am. A discreet venue the club welcomes men who are TV/TG admirers and offers a safe environment to meet shemales in Dublin.
7-8 Capel Street, Dublin 1
A thoroughly modern and enlightened LGBT club, Pantibar opened in 2007 and serves the LGBT and I community (intersex).
A hotspot for the young and trendy, Pantibar is situated in the heart of an eclectic area of the city with sex shops, independent traders and a whole host of unusual stores. The club is open seven days a week from 4pm until midnight (Monday to Thursday), 1pm (Friday and Saturday) and 11pm (Sundays).
Attracting more ladyboys than your average gay venue, Pantibar is popular with the locals as well as being a must visit venue for visitors. Expect a warm welcome.
Great Georges Street, Dublin 2
One of Ireland’s longest running gay pubs the George has been in the business of serving the community for over 25 years. Considered the lynchpin of ‘coming out’ for young LGBTs, the venue is popular with the under 30s as well as the stalwarts of the home guard. It’s a lively establishment and they run a regular programme of themed events including Win, Lose or Drag on Monday nights which can attract a good shemale contingency. Tolerant of admiring straight guys, the George is a good haunt to check out, especially on the weekend.
The Globe Bar and Ra-Ra Nightclub
11 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2
With free admission, the Globe bar incorporates the best of a pub and nightclub in one venue. With live music most weekends from 8pm and a DJ in the club from 10.30pm the nights are guaranteed to be lively. Open midweek from 5pm and from 4pm on the weekend, the Globe is not a gay venue but wears its colours with pride to support the LGBT community.
As a result, the place attracts a diverse mix of people including some ladyboys amongst the arty hipsters that seem to have set up camp.
The Bernard Shaw
11-12 Richmond Street, Dublin 2
Open from 4pm every day of the week the Bernard Shaw is a pub with a decent beer garden, serving good food and with an arts exhibition space. The venue isn’t a gay establishment but the management actively supports trans equality even teaming up with the Rascals brewery to produce a trans beer. €1 from every of pint sold of ‘Same Sex Saison’ goes to trans charities.
Websites for Hooking Up With Dublin Shemales and Ladyboys
If you don’t fancy the challenge of picking up a tranny in the heart of the Liffysiders, then you could always go straight to the horse’s mouth.
Here are some websites that can, shall we say…. expedite the process.
With peer reviews, the listings on this site are very detailed and include contact information, full bio, pictures and other information.
Providing incall and outcall escort services, the shemales on the site are high quality and the reviews allow you to be more discerning about quality. The site also offers quality photographs with each listing.
Locanto (Dublin TS Escorts)
Advertising classifieds from shemales in Dublin that, normally, charge for their services, Locanto is a useful directory that offers a range of ages, backgrounds and experiences. Some listings are paid for, escort services whilst others are simply from shemales with an appetite for NSA encounters with admiring men. You do have to be selective in your choices as you would on Backpage or Craigslist but patience can be rewarding.
In addition to the various adult classified sites popular in Ireland, those punters willing to take on a little risk will often head to the street to find ladyboys.
We certainly don’t recommend crawling the curb looking for TS sex workers, but it’s well known that some guys strike it lucky outside the major TS bars and clubs around closing time.
Do you have an interest in the Dublin shemale scene? Have you hooked up with any ladyboys in the past?
Let us know your experiences — the good and bad! — in the comments section below.