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16 touching moments from this historic day in Ireland

It’s been emotional.

IT’S BEEN AN emotional day.

But it’s done. The Eighth Amendment is gone.

Let’s recap on some of the little moments that prove just how much this result meant.

1. When the directors of Together 4 Yes arrived at the RDS

Pure elation.

2. Dr Boylan’s arrival was emotional

3. After all the backlash he got for speaking up for a Yes vote, he’s certainly a big hit today

4. As was Simon Harris

He truly deserved all the admiration he got today.

5. We mean, big hit

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6. There were too many emotional moments at Dublin Castle to count

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7. Like this one between Harris and Colm O’Gorman

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8. Frank Crummey’s fan club was another well deserved moment of joy

Crummey has been campaigning for women’s rights for decades.

9. Emotions were so, so high

10. The vibe was positive

11. Dublin Castle was singing

12. A lot

13. There were no celebrations on Richmond Street by Savita’s mural. Just relief

14. The visuals of the results spoke for themselves

And gave us all hope.

15. Rural Ireland came through

16. Now all that’s left to do, is celebrate


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