This is how Ireland's equality minister reacted to the gay marriage yes vote

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is Ireland's equality minister.

And right now, he's rather excited about his country voting to legalise gay marriage, sending this tweet.

The counting continues but senior figures from the “no” campaign, who sought to prevent Ireland’s constitution from being amended to permit same-sex marriages, say the only question is how large the “yes” side’s margin of victory will be from Friday’s vote. And in more Twitter news from Ireland:

Additional reporting: agencies

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