Dubliners march for same-sex marriage rights

Published: August 23, 2010

Thousands of LGBT people took to the streets of Dublin yesterday to protest the lack of civil marriage rights for same-sex couples.

As reported in the Irish Independent, the streets of the Irish capital were filled with up to 3,000 protesters of all ages waving rainbow flags and chanting a refrain of "Equal rights now!"

The crowd was cheered on by the public as the peaceful procession made its way from Dublin City Hall to the Department of Justice on St Stephen’s Green.

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