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Quiz: How well do you remember the marriage equality referendum count day?

Test your knowledge.

FIVE YEARS AGO today, Ireland took to the polls to vote in the marriage equality referendum. 

There were huge celebrations across the country the following day as the results were counted and it quickly became apparent that Yes had won. 

So, five years on, let’s test your knowledge of the marriage equality referendum count day: 

Which political figure proposed to their partner on live TV?

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Leo Varadkar
Katherine Zappone

David Norris
Jerry Buttimer

Which was the only constituency to have a majority No vote?

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Mayo
Cavan-Monaghan

Roscommon-South Leitrim
Donegal South-West

And which constituency had the highest percentage of Yes votes?

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Dublin South-East
Dublin North-Central

Kildare North
Dún Laoghaire

What famous words did David Norris shout out during his speech at Dublin Castle?

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“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.”
“Where there is love there is life.”

“Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité”
“If you can’t love yourself how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?”

Ireland was not the first country in the world to make same-sex marriage legal by popular vote.

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True
False

Why did Panti get turned away from the side entrance of Dublin Castle?

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She wasn’t actually invited to speak
She arrived too late

She arrived too early
She didn’t have ID

Which famous Irish puppet(s) showed up at The George?

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Dustin the Turkey
Bosco

Podge and Rodge
Zig and Zag

During a press conference on the day, then-Taoiseach Enda Kenny quoted a Jimmy Cliff song. What song was it?

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I Can See Clearly Now
You Can Get It If You Really Want

Wonderful World, Beautiful People
Reggae Night

In total, how many people voted Yes?

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2,238,037
994,236

1,856,986
1,201,607

And finally… The 2015 Eurovision took place on the same day. Which country won?

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Austria
Denmark

Sweden
Azerbaijan


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