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Ireland became the first country in the world Saturday to nationally vote in favor of legalizing gay marriage.

Before the official announcement, the results were clear, and people — from gay-rights supporters to celebrities — took to Twitter to share their reactions.

David Quinn, the director of the conservative Iona Institute and leader of the "No" campaign — which sought to prevent Ireland's constitution from being amended to permit same-sex marriage — tweeted to congratulate the "Yes" side: