Clare has so far recorded an average turnout of 28% in today’s eighth amendment referendum but that figure is expected to increase significantly after 6pm when people finish work.
The highest turnout to date has been recorded in St Conaire’s in Shannon where 31% of the electorate there have already cast their vote.
This is followed by Ennis and Doonbeg on 30%.
In West Clare they are turning out well also with 28% of votes cast in Kilrush, 29% in Caherea (Lissycasey), 24% in Kilkee and Kilmurry McMahon.
Meanwhile in East Clare Tulla hs recorded a turn out of 26%.