After Eights have reacted to their part in the referendum

After a ‘landslide’ victory by the Yes side, groups of campaigners/supporters made their way to the grounds of Dublin castle to listen to the official result.

As the news emerged that 66% of people voted in favour of repealing the eighth amendment, a sea of relieved tears and hugs spread through the crowd.

One woman decided to mark the moment by handing out some After Eight mint thins

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Me: Have you been campaigning? Her: Since 1978!

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After Eights ... the eighth amendment - get it?

Don’t worry, it took people a while to click too.

As people began to document the gesture on social media, the Nestlé company responded

Boxes of the mint were also left at Savita’s memorial.

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