Children's Rights Referendum passes with 58% voting Yes
The referendum to enshrine children’s rights in the Constitution has passed today by a margin of 58% to 42%.
A total of 1,066,239 people voted out of a total electorate of 3,183,686, a turnout of 33.49%, with 615,731 voting Yes and 445,863 voting No.
Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald said it was a “historic day” for children’s rights in Ireland.
Full report to follow.