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BBC: Irish abortion referendum result

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Irish abortion referendum: 'We made history'
The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to overturn the abortion ban by 66.4% to 33.6%.

Currently, abortion is only allowed when a woman's life is at risk, but not in cases of rape, incest or fatal foetal abnormality.

Here's how people on the streets of Ireland reacted to the vote.

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