In scenes reminiscent of the marriage referendum in 2015, rapturous crowds are awaiting the official declaration of the abortion referendum result at Dublin Castle.
Fantastic crowds at Dublin Castle. Remarkable day. A quiet revolution has taken place, a great act of democracy. pic.twitter.com/MLtzkSkdLw
— Leo Varadkar (@campaignforleo) May 26, 2018
The Taoiseach and Health Minister have been greeted to chants of YES.
Just three constituencies are left to declare before the announcement can be made.
Retired Supreme Court Judge Catherine McGuinness, who campaigned against the 8th amendment in 1983, is also at Dublin Castle.
She says she's not surprised that the yes vote pulled ahead but she is surprised by how much.
Anna Cosgrave who came up with the iconic Repeal jumpers says she wants to reach out to NO campaigners to see if they can find some common ground.
She says she’d like to speak to No campaigners to see how they can find common ground;