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IN PICS: Referendum count day so far

Counting has started in the 2012 Fiscal Compact referendum. Early tallies suggest that the Yes side looks like it’s going to win.

THEY’VE BEEN COUNTING since 9am – let’s hope no one gets any paper cuts. Here is the referendum count day in pics:

IN PICS: Referendum count day so far
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    People watch screens in the Dublin count centre showing a likely yes vote in the Fiscal Stability Referendum as the votes are counted. (Julien Behal/Press Association Images)
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    Counting begins in the European Fiscal Treaty Referendum at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin. (Niall Carson/PA Images)
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    Counting begins in the Citywest Hotel in Dublin - to the backdrop of a painting of a scenic Irish landcape. (Niall Carson/PA Images)
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    Busy at work at Citywest Hotel in Dublin. (Niall Carson/PA Images)
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    Libertas leader Declan Ganley in the Dublin count centre at Dublin Castle. (Julien Behal/PA Images)
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    Libertas leader Declan Ganley smiling for the cameras in the Dublin count centre at Dublin Castle for the Fiscal Stability Referendum as the votes are counted across the country. (Julien Behal/PA Images)
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    Electoral workers arrive with ballot boxes to be counted at the City West Hotel, Dublin. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
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    Aoife Sheridan (right) grabs a stray vote as boxes are unopened as the count of the Campaign for the European Fiscal Stability Treaty Referendum begins at the Dublin City count centre in CityWest. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Ballot boxes are opened as the count in the Campaign for the European Fiscal Stability Treaty Referendum begins at the Dublin City count centre in CityWest. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Counting the ballot papers in the Campaign for the European Fiscal Stability Treaty Referendum begins at the Dublin City count centre in CityWest. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Ballot boxes are unopened as counting in the Campaign for the European Fiscal Stability Treaty Referendum begins at the Dublin City count centre in CityWest. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Labour TD Eric Byrne tallies as counting begins at the Dublin City count centre in CityWest. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Sinn Fein's Daithi Doolan tallies as the count begins at the Dublin City count centre in CityWest. (Laura Hutton/Photocall) Ireland
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    Blair Horan formerly of the CPSU tallies as counting in the Campaign for the European Fiscal Stability Treaty Referendum begins at the Dublin City count centre in CityWest. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Minister for Jobs and Innovation Richard Bruton checks the tallies as the count of the Campaign for the European Fiscal Stability Treaty Referendum begins at the Dublin City count centre in CityWest. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Minister for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton (left) chats to Labour TD Kevin Humphries as the count of the Campaign for the European Fiscal Stability Treaty Referendum begins at the Dublin City count centre in CityWest. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett pictured at the Referendum Count Centre in Dublin Castle looks pensive as the results come in. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Minister for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton and Fine Gael Director of Elections Simon Coveney celebrate as the result of the Fiscal Treaty referendum is announced at the result centre in Dublin Castle. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Minister for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton celebrates as the result is announced. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Sinn Fein Vice President Mary Lou McDonald and Socialist TD Joe Higgins surprisingly smiling as the result of the Fiscal Treaty referendum is announced at the result centre in Dublin Castle. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    'Uh Oh' - Socialist TD Joe Higgins and People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett pictured as results come in at centre in Dublin Castle. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Pat Cox (foreground, Alliance for Ireland) and Socialsit TD Joe Higgins pictured as they wait to be interviews by RTE after the result announced at Dublin Castle. (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Pat Cox (Alliance for Ireland) and Socialist TD Joe Higgins get ready to be interviews on RTE after the result of the Fiscal Treaty referendum was announced at the result centre in Dublin Castle. Photo: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
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    Fine Gael's Frances Fitzgerald celebrates in Dublin Castle. (Julien Behal/PA Images)

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