With Overwhelming Yes Vote, A Rainbow Over Dublin

With votes still being counted in Ireland’s gay marriage referendum, early indications are that it will be a comfortable win for Yes.

  • The Irish Times liveblog says the “general consensus” is that Yes will win by 2-1.
  • David Quinn, a prominent leader of the No campaign,  has tweeted congratulations to the Yes campaign.
  • Regular reports from the counts show that in the rural areas, the vote is neck and neck. In urban areas, Yes is comfortably ahead.
  • In Dublin it’s overwhelming and appropriately, here’s a rainbow to show for it.

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