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Today’s News

'We did it': The messages people have been leaving at the Savita Halappanavar mural

Savita’s parents have said that they are “really, really happy” with the projected referendum result.

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Poll: What had the biggest influence on your vote?

In an RTE poll, most people said that they didn’t decide how they would vote during the referendum campaign.

As it happens: Here are the results from each constituency in the Eighth Amendment referendum

The tallies have started coming in – find out how people in your area voted.

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Why the Happy Pear won’t be opening more outlets any time soon

LIVEBLOG: Results are rolling in as Yes marches towards victory

Votes began being counted at 9am this morning.

US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students

The decision followed a call by two hundred professors demanding his resignation.

'It's very tight': Donegal could be the only constituency to vote No in the referendum

The tallies are very, very tight in the constituency at the minute.

The world's media looks to Ireland as referendum results come in

Many international outlets have noted Ireland’s past relationship with religion and how recent referendums indicate the country is becoming more liberal.

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Crumlin: Great spirit on the streets that made Phil Lynott and Conor McGregor

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand'

Leading political figures have reacted to what appears to be an overwhelming Yes vote.

AS IT HAPPENED: Counting and final tallies indicate a strong Yes in Eighth Amendment referendum

Will the Eighth be repealed or retained? Find out live…

From The42 ‘A lot of players have said it makes the hairs on the back of the neck stand up’ Banger

‘A lot of players have said it makes the hairs on the back of the neck stand up’

The story behind the Champions League anthem, in the words of composer Tony Britten.

Some 211 vehicles caught speeding in 24-hour national slow down operation

Gardaí and GoSafe checked 132,188 vehicles for speeding.

Richard Branson is training to become an astronaut

Branson says he has increased his fitness training by playing tennis four times a day.

Cora Sherlock says she didn't agree with pro-life campaign decision to remove her from RTÉ debate

There had been rumours of in-fighting within the campaign.

Over 65s and slight majority of Fianna Fáíl voters only groups to vote No - according to RTÉ exit poll

The poll, conducted by Behaviour & Attitudes, asked 3,800 people at 175 polling stations.

Here are the top 10 countries outside Europe that requested visas to Ireland

Most people with permission to remain in the State are working or studying, according to the Department of Justice.

From The42 ‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’

33 years on from representing Liverpool in the European Cup final, Jim Beglin reflects on a career full of highs and lows.

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Poll: Were you surprised by the results of the exit polls?

Two polls put the Yes vote at 68% and 69.4%.

Study shows overweight people twice as likely to survive when hospitalised for infectious disease

The study into the so-called “obesity paradox” looked into the health over 35,000 patients in Denmark.

Trump says North Korea summit could still happen

Trump said in a tweet that “very productive talks” were ongoing with North Korea about reinstating the summit.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what’s making the news this morning.

Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital

The offences included two homicides, possession of a firearm and three counts of false imprisonment.

Highs of 23 degrees this weekend but chance of spot flooding with rainfall warning for four counties

Thundery downpours are expected this evening and overnight.

The politics of black women's hair: 'There is a struggle attached to this hair'

Hair is a central and important part of Africans’ lives, writes Ola Majekodunmi.

From The42 James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel Family History

James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel

The Leinster lock’s great-grandfather was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers and Fianna Fáil.

Most Irish people think referendum posters should be banned

There’s no authority in Ireland to police the claims made on referendum posters.

Landslide: two exit polls predict Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Eighth Amendment

Voting has finished and counting will begin at 9am tomorrow morning.

The country has voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum - Here's what to expect from the day

With all the votes cast, all that’s left is to count them.

Egyptian baggage handler refused job at Dublin Airport after being told he was 'too old and slow'

The man, a naturalised Irish citizen, had held several other manual roles at the airport over the previous nine years.

From The42 'That defeat will stay with me, I'll be thinking about that situation' - county focus after club agony John Heslin

'That defeat will stay with me, I'll be thinking about that situation' - county focus after club agony

John Heslin is looking ahead with Westmeath as the 2018 championship dawns.

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

Yesterday’s News

Garda overtime set to be capped across the country as payments are vastly exceeding budgets

Garda overtime for the first five months of this year has run over budget by €12 million.

From The42 'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction High Praise

'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction

Rory McIlroy had defending champion Alex Noren thinking about quitting after day two at Wentworth.

Italian parents who named their son Benito Mussolini receive court summons

The 14-month-old has a rather famous namesake.

Two men make off with empty box in Dublin cash-in-transit robbery

Gardaí are looking to trace the two men.

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