Taoiseach leads biggest march
Thousands are taking part in Pride celebrations across the country.
The biggest of those, Dublin Pride, was led by the Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
Aifric Ni Criodan marched with youth support service Shoutout.
She says it is a very important day for young LGBTQ-plus people who are at their first Pride:
This year's Pride theme is Courage.
Sam Blanckensee, incoming chair of the Transgender Equality Network, says it's essential trans rights are respected