WATCH: Dublin Bus publish delightful video focusing on Ireland's older LGBT people for Pride
This might bring a tear to your eye.
On Saturday, Ireland celebrated LGBT+ pride with two large parades across Dublin city centre. It has a been a long road for LGBT rights in the Republic of Ireland, where homosexuality was illegal until 1993 - and gay marriage was not legalised until 2015.
On Monday, Dublin Bus published a video celebrating older members of Ireland's LGBT community, detailing the isolation and confusion they felt in a less understanding Ireland.
One participant said "When I grew up I didn't know I was gay because there was no word, I'd never heard of the word."
The stars of the video are invited by some younger counterparts onto the Dublin Bus Pride Bus for a trip into the parade. The cameras follow their journey into
"For many, the road to Pride is a long one," the accompanying message reads. "This year, we were lucky enough to give some older members of Ireland’s LGBTQ+ the Pride they never had. We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed being a part of it."
Their reactions and expressions will fill you with joy.
For many, the road to Pride is a long one. This year, we were lucky enough to give some older members of Ireland’s LGBTQ+ the Pride they never had. We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed being a part of it. #TheLongRoadToPride #DBPride pic.twitter.com/0UrZBhS0Tp
— dublinbusnews (@dublinbusnews) July 1, 2019