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The Republic of Ireland has legalized same-sex marriage with more than 60 percent of the electorate voting in favor.

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The Yes vote makes Ireland the first country to ever legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. It also marks a decisive turnaround in the way that LGBT citizens will be treated in the European nation, where homosexuality was only decriminalized in 1993.

A crowd of supporters have gathered in Dublin Castle square to celebrate the outcome of the vote. Check out some photos of their smiling faces below.

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1. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered in Dublin Castle square to await the referendum vote outcome on May 23.

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2. The outcome makes Ireland the first nation to ever legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.

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3. It also makes Ireland the nineteenth country to legalize same-sex marriage in total.

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4. Thousands of Irish expats reportedly traveled #HomeToVote yes on the referendum.

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5. But maybe they also just wanted to hang out with drag queen and Yes campaign activist Panti Bliss.

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6. She seems cool.

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7. Congratulations, Ireland!

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UPDATE: This story was updated to reflect the official outcome of the vote.

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