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Today’s News

Here's how each constituency voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum

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

LIVEBLOG: Yes celebrates huge victory after massive vote to repeal Repealed This post contains videos

LIVEBLOG: Yes celebrates huge victory after massive vote to repeal

The official announcement was made just after 6.10 pm this evening.

Donegal is the only constituency to vote No in the referendum

The final result was 51.9% No and 48.1% Yes.

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LIVE: Real Madrid vs Liverpool, Champions League final

Liverpool and Real Madrid go head to head in this year’s Champions League final at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev.

It's Yes: Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment

More than two million votes were cast, making it one of the highest turnouts in the history of the State.

Aer Lingus faces the industrial relations watchdog over its lost-property outsourcing

Trade unionists objected to the IAG-owned carrier’s decision to enlist a third party for the service.

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LIVE: Leinster v Scarlets, Pro14 final

Join us for live coverage from the Aviva Stadium as the province look to complete a historic Pro14-Champions Cup double.

Roscommon has voted by nearly 60% to repeal the Eighth Amendment

There was an intense media focus on the area in the wake of the same-sex marriage referendum.

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Members of the Termination For Medical Reasons (TFMR) have spoken to reporters this afternoon.

'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.

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.

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.

'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…

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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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.

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