This was a fact celebrated at Sunday's March for Marriage in Dublin where 6,000 people snaked through the streets from City Hall to St. Stephen's Green. The infectious snap of samba drums ricocheted up and down Kildare Street where protestors chanted: "What do we want? Equal rights! When do we want it? Now!" as they stopped outside the gates of Leinster House, the home of the Dáil and Seanad (the upper and lower houses of parliament).