One third of all boxes counted at Kilkenny count centre

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

One third of all boxes counted at Kilkenny count centre

The count is underway at Cilin Hill

A third of all ballot boxes have been opened and tallied at Cilin Hill this morning.

According to tallies voters in Freshford in North Kilkenny recorded a 60% Yes vote with a 40% No vote.

In Clogh tallies suggest the margin was closer with 57% of voters saying Yes, compared to a 42% No vote.

All the Carlow boxes have now been counted and a number of boxes from North Kilkenny have now been counted.

The tallies have recorded a 63% Yes vote and 37% No vote in Carlow.

Early tallies from mainly rural polling stations in Kilkenny indicate a 56% Yes vote with 44% of voters recording a No vote.