In a historic vote, Ireland passed a referendum to legalize gay marriage. As voters in the Irish capital of Dublin went to the polls on Friday, some noticed a fitting accompaniment from Mother Nature.
— Fintan Gillespie (@fintangillespie) May 23, 2015
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Rainbow over Dublin pic.twitter.com/Sh0rI0I8Wm
— Real Keyser Soze (@keysersoze_ie) May 23, 2015
Official results showed that the referendum passed with 62 percent support, according to Reuters.
Ireland becomes the first country in the world to legalize gay marriage via popular vote.