60% in favour of EU treaty with half of results in

With results in from 22 out of 43 constituencies, 59.8% have voted in favour of the EU fiscal treaty in the Irish referendum. Only three constituencies - Donegal North East, Donegal South West and Dublin South West - have voted No.

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Ireland backs euro budget rules

Ireland has officially passed the European fiscal treaty that sets strict new budget rules on members of the eurozone. 60.3% of voters who took part in the referendum voted in favour.