Space Booking Terms & Conditions

Opening Times






9am – 6pm

9am – 9pm

9am – 10pm


9am – 6pm

9am  – 9pm

9am – 10pm


9am – 6pm

9am – 9pm

9am – 10pm


9am – 6pm

9am – 9pm

9am – 10pm


9am – 6pm

9am – 9pm

9am – 10pm



12pm – 5.30pm

12pm – 6pm



Belong To members only

Belong To members only

Please note the Outhouse office and Café will remain closed for all public holidays.  Please check our website or Facebook pages for updates.

Rates                        Max                   Community & Voluntary

Library                      15 persons       €20 per hour                          

Red Room               40 persons       €20 per hour                          

Studio Theatre       60 persons        €30 per hour

Negotiable room hire rates are available for unfunded voluntary and community groups.  In such cases User Groups are asked to make a donation towards room hire, suggested donation as follows; persons in employment €2 and persons unemployed €1.  Availability of these rates is subject to management approval.

Support Equipment                                                                    

Projector                 €10 per session          

Flip Chart                €5 per session            

Locker & Mailbox

Lockers and Mailboxes are available upon request please ask at Reception for details.    There is a small charge for these services due to admin cost.  Please note locker keys are held in a locked key box at Reception and are not to be removed from premises.

Wifi - Free wifi is available throughout the Centre, please ask at Reception for details.

Space Hire Terms and Conditions

It is the responsibility of the person who makes the booking to ensure that the following ‘Building Exit Announcement’ is made before each meeting / events takes place;

"Please listen carefully to this announcement regarding important safety information to assist you in exiting the building in case of a fire, emergency or building evacuation.  To exit this building, please exit the room / office you are in and proceed down the main stair well.  This is the same stairwell you entered the building.  Once safely outside of the building please proceed to the Evacuation Assembly Point – No. 100 Capel Street (exit building and turn left).  Outhouse staff will assist you in exiting the building, please follow their instructions carefully. This completes the safety announcement, thank you."

Note:  Instructions for exiting the building are located on the back of (or beside) the door you entered the room / office.

All Service Users / Groups of Outhouse facilities are expected to treat other Service Users / Groups with courtesy and respect in line Outhouse ethos outlined above and the following Service Users / Groups Code of Conduct;

Within these walls, we expect to be treated with consideration and kindness.  We expect our person, our property, and our opinions to be respected.  We expect to be free from violence and the threat of violence.  We expect our disagreements to be resolved with sensitivity and good will.  In return, we are expected to be considerate and kind, to respect the persons, property, and opinions of others.  To behave non-violently, to display sensitivity and good will in resolving disagreements.  Within these walls, we hold ourselves to a higher standard of conduct and social interaction.  We strive to make of this place a haven free of the ills and abuses we find outside it.

Only persons over the age of 18 years may hire space at the Centre. Proof of age (passport / drivers licensee / Garda ID) may be requested. 

A booking will be deemed valid once a fully complete, signed venue booking form is received from the Service User / Group and confirmation, via email has been sent by the Venue Administrator.  The management reserve the right to refuse admission to (or decline a booking from) any person, group or organisation.

All Service Users / Groups must have their own Public Liability Insurance and provide evidence of same.  Upon request Service Users / Groups may request to be covered under Outhouse Public Liability Insurance when on premises. 

Service Users / Groups must immediately notify the Venue Administrator if their booking involves activities with children or vulnerable adults.  In such cases the Service User / Group must provide evidence that the appropriate protections policies are in place prior to the booking being confirmed. 

Invoices and/or receipts are issued for all room hire.  Payment for room hire is expected on or prior to the day the booking takes place.  Payments may be made either by cash, cheque or bank transfer.  A direct debit option is available for long-term use.  If the only available room exceeds a Service User / Groups requirement they will be accommodated in a larger room at no additional cost.  

If you wish to cancel your booking, please contact the Venue Administrator - a minimum of 24 hours before the booking is due to take place.  If 24 hours’ notice is not provided or the booking is a no-show the full rate will be charged.

It is expected that Service User / Groups meeting outside of core opening hours will meet the extra costs associated with this (security, heating etc.).  This cost is €15 per hour.

Should you require the use of Outhouse studio theatre equipment (theatre lights, sound desk etc.) please indicate so on the venue booking form.

All meetings / events will be published on the Outhouse website and/or Outhouse social media platforms.  If you would like to opt out of this service, please indicate so on your venue booking form.

Outhouse is in general an alcohol free space although it may be permitted for special events (see Alcohol policy). If Service Users / Groups wish to hold an event with alcohol, they should indicate so on the venue booking form.  Use of alcohol at events is at Management’s discretion. 

If Service Users / Groups require catering, please indicate so on the venue booking form. 

As a courtesy to other Service Users / Groups, staff and volunteers we ask everyone to vacate the room by the time indicated on your venue booking form.  Please leave the room in the same condition as you find it.

If Service Users / Groups are advertising their event, all photos of Outhouse or use of the Outhouse logo must be approved by Management.

Under no circumstances may any materials, decorations or paper be affixed to the walls, furniture, lighting, or fixtures.

If you wish to make a complaint, copies of the Outhouse Complaints Policy is available at Reception or by emailing  Completed complaint forms may be emailed to the Operations & Development Manager ( or left at reception in a sealed envelope marked for the Operations & Development Manager’s attention.

Send us your feedback – anything that's on your mind – whether good or bad, compliments or criticisms, we want to hear it.  If something is bothering you, we'll work to fix it.  If you like something we're doing, we'll continue to do it.  Your insights are critically important, and we want to make sure we're continually raising the bar on your experience with Outhouse LGBT+ Community Centre.  Service User / User Group Feedback Forms available at Reception or by email 

Contact Details          

Venue Administrator                                      

T: (01) 873 4999


All policies and procedures related to venue rental are subject to change without notice (last reviewed Jan 2019)


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