Councillor Kenneth Flood has welcomed the decision from Drogheda municipal council to have the rainbow flag fly over the council building in celebration of the town’s very first Pride Festival.
The Sinn Féin councillor said “I requested the flying of the rainbow flag and the Council agreed. I am so pleased. It may seem such a small thing but to the LGBTQ community it can mean so much. It shows that they are an important part of our community and they are accepted and wanted and appreciated and have an important part to play within the community.”
The festival opens on 12th August at 12 noon in Drogheda Town Centre Shopping Centre with ‘family fun’ in Rockin’ Joes Diner at 1pm.
At 7pm there is a welcome party at Odd Mollies
On Saturday 13th August at 9am there is breakfast at Stockwell Artisan Café with more family fun in the Barbican Centre at 1pm
At 3pm there will be entertainment in McHugh’s which will continue until late.
On Sunday 14th there will be a BBQ at Odd Mollies.
Full details are on Drogheda.ie
Cllr Flood said “I hope everyone will join in the festivities and this is the first year of many which promises to be a colourful, happy and inclusive weekend of fun for all.”