In his first response to the resounding victory, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Ireland's bank debt must be included in future discussions to revive the wider European economy.
The Irish people have sent a powerful signal around the world that this is a country serious about overcoming our economic challenges.
The treaty will not solve all economic problems but it is a foundation stone to make sure the economy stands on firm ground.
Ireland has given a resounding endorsement to tough new budget controls under the European fiscal treaty - but it was a reluctant yes.
Voter turnout in Ireland's referendum on the European fiscal treaty has been reported as low across the country.
Irish voters go to the polls today to embrace or reject an EU treaty designed to enforce economic discipline among member states