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Canvassers from both sides are working hard to win hearts and minds in Drogheda

Irish Times political correspondent Harry McGee joins both the 'yes' and 'no' camps in Drogheda as they look to sway voters their way in the upcoming referendum on the eighth. Video: Harry McGee

On either side of the River Boyne, two small armies in day-glo bright uniforms move with military precision.

The two campaigns representing the Yes and No sides in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment have amassed impressive numbers of dedicated canvassers in Drogheda, which is as good a bellwether as any for what middle Ireland represents.

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