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Crowds At Dublin Gay Pride Parade Celebration

25,000 took part in the Gay Pride Parade at Dublin, Ireland.

RTE reports:

An estimated 25,000 people took part in this afternoon’s Gay Pride Parade through Dublin city centre.

It travelled from Parnell Square to the Civic Offices on Wood Quay.

Organisers said the Dublin Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Parade is the biggest in the country after St Patrick’s Day and is the highlight of a ten day festival which featured over 50 events.

Following the parade, around 5,000 people attended the Post Parade Party where leading community members including Senator David Norris and Festival Grand Marshall Michael Barron spoke while Crystal Swing and Niamh Kavanagh were among the musical performers.

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