VIDEO: Lone protester overwhelmed by 'God loves gays' street party

VIDEO: Lone protester overwhelmed by 'God loves gays' street party

Dublin city centre became party central this evening after an historic referendum result which saw marriage equality enshrined in our Constitution.

After the official declaration confirmed the 62% Yes vote, campaigners and voters took to the streets around Dublin Castle to celebrate the result.

One protester bearing a Bible message ("Repent ye, and believe the Gospel") on a large placard shouted 'You are evil' at revellers, but failed to dampen the good cheer.

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VIDEO: Lone protester overwhelmed by 'God loves gays' street party

For a short period, the man was surrounded by people shouting 'God loves gays', while he folded his arms over his sign.

The man left the area soon after - and the party went on.

Just over 62% supported changing the Constitution, with more than 1.2 million people turning out in support of marriage equality.

Health Minister Leo Varadkar, who recently came out publicaly as a gay man, welcomed the vote and said the campaign had been a "social revolution".

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