‘Life is precious’: Donegal quietly defiant after voting no in referendum

Donegal was only constituency in Ireland to vote against repealing eighth amendment

In Donegal town on Sunday, it was not immediately apparent that Ireland had just held one of the most significant votes in its history.

The morning after it emerged that Ireland had voted by a landslide to liberalise abortion laws, the campaign posters still blanketing the rest of the country had already been taken down in the town centre, and the badges so prominent in other counties were nowhere to be seen.

Related: Traditionally conservative Roscommon votes for Irish abortion reform

Abortion will not immediately be available to women within Ireland.

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