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Portrait of Orla Egan

Orla Egan

Founder and CEO Cork LGBT Archive CLG Ireland, IE Other

Orla Egan is a Queer Archival Activist and is Founder and CEO of the Cork LGBT Archive CLG. Orla is author of the Irish social activism graphic memoir Diary Of An Activist, in collaboration with artist Megan Luddy O’Leary. She is author of the book Queer Republic of Cork, Cork’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities 1970s-1990s and of the short theatre play Leeside Lezzies. She has curated a number of exhibitions, including the Cork LGBT photography exhibition Cork Queeros. She is Director of the Cork LGBT documentary I’m Here, I’m Home, I’m Happy and is currently working on a new documentary on Loafers Bar.