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This Gigantic Mural Is Promoting Marriage Equality In Ireland

Public art + marriage equality = win!

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Irish street artist Joe Caslin has produced an enormous mural promoting marriage equality, ahead of Ireland's May 22 referendum on the issue.

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The mural, situated above Rick's Burgers in Dublin, depicts a gay couple affectionately holding one another.

Dublin's fair city never looked so beautiful. #YesEquality Stunning mural by @joecaslin

Caslin worked overnight to complete the four-storey high mural on Saturday morning.

The beautiful result of a long night of work for @joecaslin #YesEquality #MarRef @YesEquality2015

He told The Journal he would continue advocating for marriage equality via art, with a mural of a lesbian couple to come next.

However, he is eager to find an "urban canvas" outside of Dublin. "[It's] not just a referendum for the capital," he said.

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Fantastic. Dublin mural supports equality ahead of May 22 same-sex marriage referendum in Ireland. (via @LovinDublin)

The artwork has been warmly received, with much support posted on social media.

"The public reaction to this drawing has been unbelievable," Caslin wrote on Instagram.

A recent poll for the Irish Times put the Yes vote for marriage equality in Ireland at 71%.