For the past year or so, artist Emmalene Blake has mirrored the times with her incredible murals which can be found all over Dublin.
When social distancing first became a thing way back in March 2020, Emmalene spelled out the rules for us with this iconic Cardi B homage, which Cardi herself was a fan of:
When lockdown was in full swing and we were all desperately missing the aul feed of pints, Emmalene expressed the countries' longing via the legendary words of Sinead O Connor:
And now to celebrate Pride month, she's captured Ireland's favourite wee lesbian in this amazing piece:
The mural appeared on the side of The George over the weekend, sitting pretty beside another Irish gay icon painted by Chelsea Jacobs:
A good lad for wee Clare to come out to!
Nicola Coughlan who plays Clare in Derry Girls was also a fan of the mural, giving the Dublin based artist a shout out on Twitter:
— Nicola Coughlan (@nicolacoughlan) June 27, 2021
A great homage to Pride, Derry Girls, and all the wee lesbians and LGBTQ+ folk in Ireland.
Header image via Instagram/Emmalene Blake