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#WeMadeHistory trends on Twitter as Irish people celebrate historic 'Yes' vote in same-sex marriage referendum

#GráISTheLaw also trends online

Published 23/05/2015 | 19:12

Celebrations at Tv3's Vincent Browne Special Referendum Results Show from the George Dublin Pictures:Brian McEvoy
Celebrations at Tv3's Vincent Browne Special Referendum Results Show from the George Dublin Pictures:Brian McEvoy

The hashtag 'We Made History' is trending on Twitter as elated Irish people take to social media to express their delight at the official result in the 2015 Marriage Referendum.

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The hashtags #MarRef, #VoteYes and #IrelandSaysYes trended on Twitter today and, now, #WeMadeHistory has joined them as Ireland celebrates passing marriage equality with a whopping 1.2m 'Yes' votes.

#GráISTheLaw, a play on the original hashtag #MakeGráTheLaw, is also trending.

See the best of the reaction below.

 

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