|Ailbhe Smyth - Action on X
|Top of Patrick St.
As for the march itself: if I'm honest, we had planned a couple of different routes to accommodate different turnout sizes - and we were not entirely sure what to expect. As people kept gathering at the fountain we scratched each 'small turnout' route off the list one by one. Needless to say we were delighted when we had more than enough people (estimates are ranging from 200-300) to justify walking directly up Patrick St - not once, but twice!
|Back down Patrick St.
Moreover it definitely seemed like the public reception was positive overall. Despite rumours of a counter-demonstration there was none to speak of. On the contrary we seemed to grow in numbers as we wandered down Patrick St.