Staff at the count centre in the Limerick Racecourse sorting through the votes earlier today PICTURE: DAVE GAYNOR
LIMERICK has voted by a significant majority to remove the prohibition on blasphemy from the Constitution.
The referendum has been carried in Limerick with 40,152 in favour the removal of the stipulation of blasphemy being a crime, something which was included in the 2009 Defamation Act.
The city saw 21,702 in favour and 10,948 against, a majority of 10,754.
In the county there were 18,450 voting in favour and 12,880 against, a majority of 5,570.
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