It's official! Ireland has voted to reform abortion laws 2 years ago

It's official! Ireland has voted to reform abortion laws

Ireland has officially voted to repeal the eighth amendment of the constitution

The law made abortion illegal in Ireland except where there was a real and substantial risk to the life of the mother.

66.4 percent of people voted 'Yes' to repeal the eighth amendment in yesterday's referendum, with 33.6 percent voting 'No' to retain the amendment.

1,429,981 people voted to repeal the amendment.

The official result was announced today at Dublin castle. A crowd of hundreds waited outside in the castle's courtyard.

The voting results by constituency are as follows:

Carlow-Kilkenny

YES: 63.5 percent
NO: 36.5 percent

Cavan-Monaghan

YES: 55.5 percent

NO: 44.5 percent

Clare

YES: 64.3 percent
NO: 35.7 percent

Cork-East

Results to come


Cork North-Central

YES: 64 percent
NO: 36 percent

Cork North-West

YES: 60.1 percent

NO: 39.9 percent

Cork South-Central

YES: 68.8 percent
NO: 31.2 percent

Cork South-West

YES: 64.5 percent

NO: 35.5 percent

Donegal

Results to come

Dublin Bay North

YES: 74.7 percent

NO: 25.3 percent

Dublin Bay South

YES: 78.5 percent

NO: 21.5 percent

Dublin Central


YES: 76.5 percent
NO: 23.5 percent

Dublin Fingal

YES: 77 percent

NO: 23 percent

Dublin Mid-West

YES: 73.3 percent

NO: 26.7 percent

Dublin North-West

YES: 73.1 percent

NO: 26.9 percent

Dublin Rathdown

YES: 76.1 percent

NO: 23.9 percent

Dublin South-Central

YES: 74.8 percent

NO: 25.2 percent

Dublin South-West

YES: 74.9 percent

NO: 25.1 percent


Dublin West

YES: 74 percent

NO: 26 percent

Dun Laoghaire

YES: 77.1 percent

NO: 22.9 percent

Galway East

YES: 60.2 percent
NO: 39.8 percent

Galway West

YES: 65.9 percent

NO: 34.1 percent

Kerry

YES: 58.3 percent

NO: 41.7 percent

Kildare North

YES: 73.6 percent

NO: 26.4 percent

Kildare South

YES: 70.7 percent


NO: 29.3 percent

Laois

YES: 61.4 percent

NO: 38.6 percent

Limerick City

YES: 66.9 percent

NO: 33.1 percent

Limerick County

YES: 58.1 percent

NO: 41.9 percent

Longford-Westmeath

YES: 58.3 percent

NO: 41.7 percent

Louth

YES: 66.6 percent

NO: 33.4 percent

Mayo

YES: 57.1 percent

NO: 42.9 percent


Meath East

YES: 69.2 percent

NO: 30.8 percent

Meath West

YES: 64 percent

NO: 36 percent

Offaly

YES: 58.1 percent

NO: 41.9 percent

Roscommon-Galway

YES: 57.2 percent

NO: 42.8 percent

Sligo-Leitrim

Results to come

Tipperary

YES: 59.1 percent
NO: 40.9 percent

Waterford

YES: 69.4 percent
NO: 30.6 percent

Wexford


YES: 68.4 percent

NO: 31.6 percent

Wicklow

YES: 74.3 percent

NO: 25.7 percent