Following the announcement of the tight result, well-known voices from both sides of the argument for and against divorce provide their views on the outcome.
Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McCreevy comments
The last person that went into each polling booth in Ireland decided this.
Mary Harney comments on the all party approach to the referendum stating
We all in our every day work meet people whose marriages have broken down and we knew that the law couldn't remain as it was.
Archbishop Desmond Connell describes the outcome as a
A grave offence against natural law and a plague on society.
This episode of 'This Week' was broadcast on 26 November 1995.
The divorce referendum took place in the Republic of Ireland on 24 November 1995. The result was a marginal 'yes' vote.