It's official! Ireland has repealed the 8th amendment 11 months ago

It's official! Ireland has repealed the 8th amendment

Well done everyone.

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

YES: 64.12 percent

NO: 35.88 percent

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

YES: 48.1 percent

NO: 51.9 percent

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

YES: 59.38 percent

NO: 40.62 percent

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