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27th Jun 2022

11 Irish LGBTQ+ creators to follow on TikTok

Fiona Frawley

collage of three different tiktoks - one with a blonde woman looking at camera, one with an alien-type makeup look, one with a man in a colourful shirt and pink jeans sitting cross legged, mid conversation

Don’t put those rainbow flags away just yet – Pride can be celebrated all year round on this island of ours.

As Pride month draws to a close, it’s worth remembering that Ireland’s LGBTQ+ online creators churn out the gold content all year round, and are always worth a follow for a giggle or two. If you’re looking to shake up your For You page, TikTok have compiled a list of their favourite Irish LGBTQ+ accounts from podcasters to sketch comics, with iconic content being the common denominator.

Chris Murphy (@chrisisainmdom)

With 29 million likes and a sketch for every scenario, Chris Murphy will brighten up your day with mini-series’s such as Gay or Nay, Toxic Man vs Gay and Karen Vs Gay. Gold, all.

@chrisisainmdom ♬ original sound – That Irish Gay ?☘️

Leanne Woodfull (@leannewoodfull)

Charity shop buys, iced coffee reviews and occasional wholesome dad content, Leanne Woodfull is an excellent follow for a fun and varied take on life in Dublin’s fair city.

@leannewoodfull new ink for pride month ? #pridetattoo #dublinpride #pride2022?️‍?❤️‍? #scissortattoo #lesbiantattoo #tattooedlesbians #irishgays #dublingays #irishlesbians #gaytattoo #dublinlesbians #wlwtattoo #dublinlgbt #pridedublin #irelandlgbt #sphynxtattoodublin #dublintattoo #tattoodublin #sapphics #dublinpride2022 ♬ Blah Blah Poker Face – Carter

Hazel Keogh (@hazeleckeogh)

Lip syncs, girlfriend applications and “questions for the gays”, Dublin based piercer Hazel Keogh would be a great addition to your fyp.

@hazeleckeogh We all know it’s true ?? #lesbian #foryoupage #tomboy #foryou #lesbiancheck #irish #dublin #irishlesbian ♬ original sound – Dr Rhona Eskander

James Patrice (@jamespatrice)

Colourful fits, wigs aplenty and Irish Mammy content for days – find out why 71k followers are already hooked on James Patrice’s content.

@jamespatrice Avoid a FASHION FAUX PAS at the Church girlies! ? Feel free to tag any dolls who may benefit ?? #MalahideWoman #IrishMammy #IrishHumour #Ireland #LetsGetDressed #Gay ♬ original sound – JamesPatrice

James Kavanagh (@jamesalankavanagh)

You probably already know and love James for his Christmas dinner reviews and glamorous cat content (Diana the Sphynx simply oozes sophistication). Keep an eye on all his TikTok adventures below.

@jamesalankavanaghFare is fair ??♬ original sound – James Kavanagh

Shane Daniel Byrne (@shanedanbyrne_)

Over lockdown, Shane was the gift that kept on giving with regular vid updates from his alter ego, Shannon from Shannon’s nails, hair, lashes and dog grooming on the Lower Kimmage Road. Give him a follow for some of the finest sketch comedy this country has ever seen.

@shanedanbyrne_This is my Friday♬ original sound – Shane Daniel Byrne

Kevin Twomey and PJ Kirby (@imgrandmamx)

Keep up with this beloved Irish podcasting duo across all platforms.

@imgrandmamxA lot has changed over the last few months girlies but PJ still doesn’t have a clue who anyone is ?A new episode of I’m Grand Mam is out now on all streaming platforms ✨♬ original sound – I’m Grand Mam

PJ Kirby (@pjkirby)

One half of I’m Grand Mam, PJ Kirby is also an iconic TikToker in his own right, documenting cute coffee dates with his mam Nuls and loads more.

@pjkirby Another one down. No cafe is safe from the coffee critics ☕️ ? #coffee ♬ original sound – PJ Kirby

Zoe & Dani (@fromnorthtwosouth)

Just two gals sharing their travels, foodie adventures and everything in between with over 60,000 TikTok followers.

@fromnorthtwosouth Is this a lot or not #fyp ♬ love nwantinti (ah ah ah) – CKay

Niall Casey (@nialllcasey)

Serious make up magic from this Kerry-born artiste, who rose to fame after appearing on RTÉ’s Glow Up Ireland.

@nialllcaseyCan you keep up??

♬ Link in bio for full version of this – Alex Chapman

Gemma Leahy (@theirishgem)

This “Hyperlocal” Irish creator has a gas take on everything from stereotypes to surnames, with over 7.5 million likes on the app.

@theirishgem Can I turn the accent off? #irishaccent #irishgem #irish #whatsthecraic #turn #lgbt #irishabroad #irishinengland #irishinamerica #ireland #irishhumour #jokes ♬ original sound – Gemma ?️‍???☘️

Happy scrolling, and happy Pride!

Header image via Tiktok/nialllcasey/chrisisainmdom/theirishgem

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