Green Party’s Costello moves into pole position

All change on Monday morning at the RDS with transfers flipping the standings of 4 candidates for the remaining 2 seats.

Green Kimmage-Crumlin Councillor Patrick Costello looks likely to secure a seat following the elimination of FF Senator Catherine Ardagh.

Outgoing TD’S Joan Collins (I4C) and Catherine Byrne (FG) are also battling it out for a seat.

Currently Costello has 6,917, Collins 6,654 and Byrne 5,788.

Ardagh’s 5,598 votes are to be redistributed