The Best Referendum Memes As Ireland Vote To Repeal The 8th

The Best Referendum Memes As Ireland Vote To Repeal The 8th
By Eoin Lyons

Finally, it's all over. After months of campaigning from both sides the people have spoken and the 8th Amendment is set to be repealed.

It's been an exhausting journey since the referendum was called last year and I think we can all safely say that we don't want another one anytime soon.

The landmark vote has however, given rise to some great memes (mostly courtesy of Irish Simpsons fans), and as the dust begins to settle on a historic day for the country, it's only fair we go through some of the best memes of the referendum.

Roscommon have received a lot of plaudits after the county voted in favour of repealing the 8th. The Rossies were criticised heavily after they voted against Marriage Equality in 2015, but are back in the good books as these memes demonstrate:

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Meanwhile, Donegal took on Roscommon's crown of referendum rebels:

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The entire country at Donegal right now

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Connor Conneally has an interesting take on what lies ahead for Ireland following the vote:

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Credit: Conor Conneally

Glen Ruane takes aim at our neighbours across the pond following the result:

You call that a referendum? This is a referendum!

Credit: Glen Ruane

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Graham Linehan, who had been a vocal member of the Yes made his thoughts known about the result with a nod to Father Ted:

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