Polling stations have opened across Ireland today for the presidential election and blasphemy referendum.
Over 3.2 million people have registered to vote today to choose Ireland’s next president.
The constituency with the single largest electorate in the country is Donegal, with more than 116,000 people registered to vote.
Many of Donegal’s offshore islanders cast their vote yesterday, following the tradition of voting a day early.
Polling stations opened at 7am today (Friday) and will remain open until 10pm.
Voters are being asked if they want to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Irish constitution.
They are also deciding on who they want to be the next President of Ireland. The running candidates are: Joan Freeman, Liadh Ni Riada, Michael D Higgins, Sean Gallagher, Peter Casey and Gavin Duffy.
Results of the election and referendum are expected to be counted by Saturday evening or by Sunday morning.