Fiscal Treaty referendum: Voting continues but turnout remains low

Fiscal Treaty referendum: Voting continues but turnout remains low

Voting is continuing in the EU Fiscal Treaty Referendum - with turnout reported to be low in many areas.

By 6pm this evening, an average of just 27% of voters in Dublin City are reported to have voted.

Turnout in the North East has been described as slow; 22% have voted in Kells, Meath - with Slane and Athboy reporting similar figures.

In parts of Drogheda, turnout is at the 30% mark.

39% are reported to have cast their votes in Ballynacargy in Westmeath - with the figure at 29% in Carrick-On-Shannon in Leitrim.

Turnout at 8pm in Cork - 35% in Blackpool, up to 42% in Mayfield, 43% in Turner's Cross, 40% in Togher, 43.4% in Greenmount.

Voters have until 10pm to cast their ballots.

Our live blog is up and running here. We'll have live results and reaction through the day tomorrow.


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