Early indications show a strong Yes vote for same-sex marriage in urban areas as the count goes on for the Marriage Equality Referendum.
Turnout for voting in today's referendums is heading for historic levels.
As the media blackout on referendum reporting ended at 10pm tonight when the polling stations closed their doors, some broadcasters swiftly took to social media to voice their unrestricted opinions on the referendum and on their enforced silence.
Polling stations are reporting brisk turnout in referendum voting this evening.
It has been reported that three gardaí have been stabbed as they tried to execute a warrant in Clogherhead in Co Louth.
Staff at Dunnes Stores in Gorey in Wexford are stunned at the decision to close the store, the union Mandate has said.
A six-year-old wonder boy from Co Limerick has become the country’s youngest member of Mensa.
The turnout in polling stations across the Shannonside region is reported to be at an average of 15% this lunchtime.