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# Pride
17 times Ireland made you proud
Happy Pride…!

HAPPY PRIDE, TO one and all. This one is extra special. We have a lot to be proud of, even just in the last few years alone.

When we passed the marriage referendum by a landslide

A whopping 62.06% if you will!

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After all that sassy protesting

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The sky was literally lit up with rainbows

And Bosco visited the George

Two Irish icons, one momentous day.
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When local businesses came together to show support

The R.A.G.E. on Fade St, Dublin.

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HAILO cabs.

Daintree paper, who made confetti out of homophobic flyers.

To name but a few…

The time Spar guy lit up social media

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When Limerick’s Henry Street garda station became the first in Irish history to march in a pride parade

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When we kissed in the face of adversity

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When we literally plastered the country in love

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When even our children believed in equality

…just as much as our elders

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When Panti Bliss woke up the world with her nobel call

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David Norris’ general being

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When Ireland got its first pair of lesbian penguins

Missy and Penelope <3

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When the George took a stand and refused to serve Coca-Cola products over their Sochi Olympics sponsorship

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When we discovered we had just crowned the first openly gay Rose of Tralee

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When we made the entire world proud

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“In that moment, looking ‘gay’ no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous.”>

This referendum will be remembered as a victory for equality, democracy and love>

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