Donegal South West votes Yes with just 33 votes between sides

In Donegal North East the Yes side claimed more than 52 per cent of the ballots

There is almost nothing between the Yes and No sides in the same sex marriage referendum in Donegal South West.

There is almost nothing between the Yes and No sides in the same sex marriage referendum in Donegal South West.

 

The two Donegal constituencies have voted Yes in the same sex marriage referendum.

In Donegal North East there were shouts of joy as the result was finally read out by returning officer Geraldine O’Connor at the Bonagee Community Centre outside Letterkenny.

The electorate was 59,721 with the amount of those who voted was 30,723.

The total invalid vote was 191.

The total valid poll was 30,532 with 16,040 (52.5 per cent) voting Yes while 14,492 (47.5 per cent) voted No.

In Donegal South West the Yes side won out by a narrow margin with just 33 votes separating the Yes and No sides.