As the vote count began on Saturday morning, a spokesman for an anti-abortion umbrella group Save The 8th John McGuirk conceded there was "no prospect" the country's abortion ban, imposed in a 1983 referendum, would be retained.
There was no sharp urban/rural divide as in previous referendums on the subject, as there was previously.
Analysts said a high turnout, particularly in urban areas, would likely favour the "Yes" side.
Leo Varadkar accused campaigners opposing a referendum on liberalising Ireland’s abortion regime of trying to dupe voters.
Tony O'Brien, the director general of the Health Service Executive, resigned due to his implication in a scandal regarding screenings for cervical cancer.
Mango TV censored Eurovision performances involving tattooed and non-heterosexual performers.
Many Irish women have faced problems in their attempt to have an abortion due to the country's strict abortion laws.
Several Irish celebrities have appeared in an Internet video calling upon Ireland to legalise abortion.
Pakistan's Mohammad Amir has so far failed to live up to expectations since his return from a lengthy suspension.
Arlene Foster of the Democratic Unionist Party reiterated that she did not want Northern Ireland's ties to the rest of the UK to be severed in any way.
The ongoing dispute regarding the status of the border between the UK and Ireland after Brexit continues to rage on.
The heart of Laurence O'Toole had been stolen in 2012.
The tax has been said to be able to help with Ireland's health and obesity issues.
Amazon's five-year deal will begin with the 2018 US Open.
The leaders behind a 1998 Northern Ireland peace deal warned that a hardening political divide and the UK’s exit from the EU were creating new dangers for the region.
It has now been 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement brought peace to Northern Ireland.
Pubs and bars in Ireland will be open between 10.30am and 12.30am local time.
Simon Coveney is now in favour of discussing reforms to Ireland's strict abortion laws.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said that the Brexit transition deal would lead to more productive talks regarding trade and the Irish border.
Former New Zealand rugby player Conrad Smith wants Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt to take over as head coach of his country's national team.
The Irish government called upon the European Union to ensure that the UK fulfils its part of an interim accord with regard to the Ireland-UK border.
Having won the Grand Slam, Ireland's Jonathan Sexton now has his sights set on winning the World Cup.
Judge Aileen Donnelly said that reforms of the judiciary in Poland had compromised the rule of law there.
The EU is most concerned about the UK's post-Brexit economic ties with it, as well as the status of the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.