This day 25 years ago – 24 November 1995 – Irish voters approved by referendum an amendment to the constitution which lifted a ban on divorce.
It was the narrowest voting margin in the history the state, with 50.28% opting for ‘Yes.’
The difference was fewer than 9,200 votes. pic.twitter.com/9tqvx17ytp
— This Day in Irish History (@ThisDayIrish) November 24, 2020
The rot set in soon after.