Rainbows appeared over Dublin as Ireland voted yes in same-sex marriage referendum

Ireland became the first country in the world yesterday to allow same-sex marriage by means of a popular vote, with a resounding 62.1 per cent win on a turnout of 60.5 per cent.

As nearly two million flocked to the polls on Friday and results trickled in on Saturday, giant rainbows appeared over the skies of the country's capital, Dublin, almost as if Mother Nature was giving a Yes vote of its own.

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