Micheál Martin: Yes reflects decency at heart of Irish society

Personal stories of gay people hugely important in campaign says Fianna Fáil leader

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with Mirian Daegli and Diego Cerbo. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with Mirian Daegli and Diego Cerbo. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has welcomed the strong showing of the Yes campaign in the marriage equality referendum and said it reflected the fundamental decency of Irish people.

Speaking in Cork, where his own constituency of Cork South Central returned a near two to one majority for the Yes campaign, Mr Martin paid tribute to civil society groups on the Yes side.

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