Sth Central count suspended until 10am Mon morning

It is all to play for with 4 candidates in the running for 2 seats – outgoing FG TD Catherine Byrne, FF Senator Catherine Ardagh, Joan Collins and Green Cllr Patrick Costello. Observers having a hard time trying to call it.

When it resumes, we will see the transfers of Brid Smith, and unofficial tallies have outgoing Ind4Change TD Joan Collins as the main beneficiary.