Come Here To Me!

It’s fantastic to see the annual Dublin Pride Parade increase in number year after year. Approximately twenty years ago two hundred people attended the parade, last Saturday saw a staggering 30,000 turnout.

I’m not sure if it’s just me but I couldn’t seem to find mainstream reports on the Parade from the mid to late 1990s period. Can anyone help with numbers?

Here’s a incomplete timeline with attendance figures:

1992 – 200 people  (IT 06/07/92 )

1993 – 500 people (IT 28/06/93)

1994 – “Several hundred” (IT 27/06/94)

1995 –

1996 –

1997 –

1998 –

1999 –

2000

2001 – 3,000 (IT 02/07/01)

2002 – 6,000 (IT 29/06/02)

2003 – “Several thousand (IT 07/07/03)

2004 -5,000 (Indymedia 06/07/04)

2005 – 10,000 (IT 27/06/05)

2006 -“thousands” (IT 26/06/06)

2007 -“thousands” (II 23/06/07)

2008 – 5,000 (Indymedia 27/06/08)

2009 – 10,000 (IT 02/07/12)

2010 – 22,000 (IT 02/07/12)

2011 –…

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