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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

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

John Lyons TD  pictured  the Marriage Equality Referendum and the  Presidential Age Referendum  count in the RDS Simmonscourt. Photo Frank Mc Grath

John Lyons TD pictured the Marriage Equality Referendum and the Presidential Age Referendum count in the RDS Simmonscourt. Photo Frank Mc Grath

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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

Ireland is set to become the first country in the world to legislate for marriage equality through popular vote on what is shaping up to be a historic day.

The official result is expected shortly, and will be be declared by the National Returning Officer in St Patrick's Hall at Dublin Castle.

Thousands of people are inside the castle awaiting the official announcement of the marriage equality referendum.

Based on results that have already come in, the Yes vote will win easily.

Watch the live stream below:

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