Referendum carried 59% to 41% in Kilkenny

THE Children’s Referendum was carried in Kilkenny by 59% to 41%. The turn-out was 34% (35,120) and the valid poll was 34,957 votes writes Sean Keane. The Yes vote was 20,687 and the No vote was 14,270.

THE Children’s Referendum was carried in Kilkenny by 59% to 41%. The turn-out was 34% (35,120) and the valid poll was 34,957 votes writes Sean Keane. The Yes vote was 20,687 and the No vote was 14,270.

The counting of votes was held in the Ormonde hotel in the centre of Kilkenny city and the returning officer, Mrs Mary Enright announced the result at 12.35pm.