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PARADE: Drag queen Avril Nitrate with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on the Aer Lingus float at last year’s Pride. Photo: Julien Behal

PARADE: Drag queen Avril Nitrate with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on the Aer Lingus float at last year’s Pride. Photo: Julien Behal

PARADE: Drag queen Avril Nitrate with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on the Aer Lingus float at last year’s Pride. Photo: Julien Behal

In lurid pink, a piece of graffiti appeared on a wall on George's Street in Dublin last week.

"When can we party again?" it meekly wondered.

Not long now, my pretties...