First count underway

First count underway. Following 100% of the boxes opened in South Central, Sinn Fein’s Aengus O’Snodaigh was way ahead with 38% of the vote. The chasing pack features three candidates on 11% – outgoing TD’s Catherine Byrne (FG), Brid Smith (PBP) and Senator Catherine Ardagh (FF), with Patrick Costello (GP) on 9% and outgoing TD Joan Collins on 6%