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22-Aug-2015 11:15

In total, 1,201,607 people voted in favour with 734,300 against, giving a majority of 467,307. Roscommon-South Leitrim was the only county to reject same-sex marriage. Donegal, against some expectations, approved the amendment to the Constitution by a small margin.

Donegal South West was on a razor edge with 50.1 per cent voting Yes, representing a margin of just 33 votes.

The Yes vote prevailed by 62 to 38 per cent with a large 60.5 per cent turnout.

Video: Bryan O’Brien Eamon Gilmore TD former leader of the Labour party who championed the same sex marriage referendum speaks to the media at the RDS count centre.

Video: Bryan O'Brien Drag queen and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, also known by his stage name Panti, cheers with other supporters for same-sex marriage at Dublin Castle on Saturday.

Dublin Midwest recorded a Yes vote of 70.9 per cent, Dublin South West returned 71.3 per cent, Dún Laoghaire 71.6 per cent, Dublin North West 70.6 per cent and Dublin South Central 72.3 per cent, all in keeping with the 70 per cent-plus positive vote that had been anticipated in the capital.

Large crowds were gathering all day for the result in the same-sex referendum.

The Yes vote prevailed by 62 to 38 per cent with a large 60.5 per cent turnout.

Video: Bryan O’Brien Eamon Gilmore TD former leader of the Labour party who championed the same sex marriage referendum speaks to the media at the RDS count centre.

Video: Bryan O'Brien Drag queen and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, also known by his stage name Panti, cheers with other supporters for same-sex marriage at Dublin Castle on Saturday.

Dublin Midwest recorded a Yes vote of 70.9 per cent, Dublin South West returned 71.3 per cent, Dún Laoghaire 71.6 per cent, Dublin North West 70.6 per cent and Dublin South Central 72.3 per cent, all in keeping with the 70 per cent-plus positive vote that had been anticipated in the capital.

Large crowds were gathering all day for the result in the same-sex referendum.

Fiach Kelly reports from the RDS count centre in Dublin where it looks like a huge victory for the Yes campaign in the same sex marriage referendum.