Thursday 29 September 2016

As it happened: How an historic and remarkable day played out across Ireland

Published 23/05/2015 | 08:15

Molly Croke, Adam Bowe, Lucy Bowe, Senan Croke and Sadie Bowe from Bray wait for the results of same-sex marriage referendum at Dublin Castle. Photo: Mark Condren
Pictured is retired rugby star Brian O'Driscoll and his daughter Saidi queuing outside Dublin Castle ahead of the official announcement of a yes result in Ireland's monumental same sex marriage referendum. Photo: El Keegan
Aishling Dolan and Clodagh Leonard, Emma Skelly and Sinead Dolan celebrate the Yes vote in Dublin Castle. Photo: GERRY MOONEY
Rory O'Neill (Panti) at the results of same-sex marriage referendum at Dublin Castle. Photo: Mark Condren
Aodhan O Riordan celebrates with Tanaiste Joan Burton, Ivana Batchik and Sen Rebecca Moynihan, at the Marriage Equality Referendum Photo: Frank Mc Grath Irish Independent
Sisters Rebecca and Rachel Doyle from Wexford waiting for the results of same-sex marriage referendum at Dublin Castle. Photo: Mark Condren
A Yes campaigner pictured at the count centre in Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriage. Photo: REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
A couple embraces outside the count centre in Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriage. Photo: REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
The ballot boxes in the Marriage Equality Referendum and the Presidential Age Referendum pictured being opened in the RDS Simmonscourt. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Ann Cole and Vincent Fox, who got married yesterday at the registry office on Grand Canal Street hold hands after casting their vote in the referendum on same sex marriage and on the age of candidates for the presidency at the Polling Station, St James Primary School, Basin Street Upper, Photo: Damien Eagers
22/5/15 Dylan Haskins and Leanne Keogh, Wicklow, members of the Irish LGBT community living in London arrive home at Dublin Port to vote in the Marraige Equality referendum. Picture: Arthur Carron

Join Gareth Naughton and Kevin Doyle as the eyes of the world focus on Ireland on what could be an historic day for our little nation. We will have all the tallies, news, results and gossip from the 43 constituencies today as first the Marriage Referendum and then the Presidential Age Referendum are counted.

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