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15 happy tweets about the aftermath of the 8th FINALLY being repealed

Did we ever believe this day would come?

THE EIGHTH AMENDMENT has been repealed.

Niall Carson Niall Carson

After years of RepealThe8th trending on Twitter, seeing RepealedThe8th appearing on the trend sidebar was exhilarating. Here’s some of the best responses to the Eighth Amendment finally – FINALLY- being repealed.

1. The collective feeling right now

2. There’s only so much a wet towel can do.

3. …and we can edit them

@dearbhlala / twitter @dearbhlala / twitter / twitter

4. Roscommon went 57% yes!

5. If Perth Australia had a vote, Donegal would have been a yes fo’sho.

6. I thought I was done with tears.

7. Former Supreme Court Judge, Catherine McGuinness, was unintentionally dissed online, and took it like an absolute pro.

mcguinness Diarmaid Mac Aonghusa / Twitter Diarmaid Mac Aonghusa / Twitter / Twitter

The headline now reads: ‘Watch: Catherine McGuinness Gives a Wonderfully Sassy Answer About England on RTE.

McGuinness was interviewed by Miriam O’Callaghan, and had this to say of the No side’s campaign:

It annoyed me that people said we would be like England, why should we be like England? Sure we resisted them for 700 years.

She’s our era’s Countess Markievicz – what a ledge!

8. Another ledge – g’wan Regina!

9. This truth – what song will they play over it?

10. Aisling Bea has changed her name on Twitter to Aisling WE ONLY BLOODY DID IT IRELAND Bea. There’s dem tears again.

11. Simon: Sexy.

12. Clap on the back, girlos.

13. We are women, hear us roar.

@Kathydarcycork / twitter @Kathydarcycork / twitter / twitter

14. Roar for more.

15. 100 years on, we’re growing up as a country and we’re loving it.

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