It’s all to play for in Dublin Mid-West…

People Before Profit's Gino Kenny told The Echo this morning that it's 50/50 at this point as to whether he'll retain his seat in Dublin Mid-West. It's looking like Emer Higgins (FG), Gino Kenny (PBP) and John Curran (FF) will go head-to-head for the final two seats in this four seat constituency. Sinn Féin's Eoin Ó Broin and Mark Ward took the first and second seat respectively.

Dublin South West count suspended until tomorrow morning…

As the Dublin South West count finishes up for the night in Citywest, Sean Crowe (SF) remains the only candidate elected in this five-seater. Ellen O' Malley Dunlop (FG) was eliminated in the final count for the night (4th count). The state of the poll as we close out the night after the fourth count - Brophy FG (8543); Murphy SPBP (8,495); Lahart FF (5,817); Duffy GP (5,914); Zappone Ind...

Returning officer announces counting will continue tomorrow morning in DMW

Thats a wrap for counting in Dublin Mid-West on Day One, will be resumed tomorrow morning in Citywest. Two seats taken already after the first two counts, which both went to Sinn Féin - Eoin Ó Broin and Mark Ward. Results sheet after the sixth count Next is the redistribution of Green Party Cllr Peter Kavanagh's votes and it is far from over as John Curran (FF), Gino Kenny (SPBP), Emer Higgins...

Jubilant Brid Smith

Relection on the second count for People Before Profit TD Brid Smith - 4,794 transfers from Aengus O'Snodaigh putting her on 9,547 votes, well beyond the quota of 8,659. Chasing the remaining 2 seats are: outgoing Fine Gael TD Catherine Byrne (5,192), Fianna Fail Senator Catherine Ardagh (5,013), outgoing Ind4Change TD Joan Collins (4,578) and Green Cllr Patrick Costello (4,449)

Dublin South West – distribution of Sean Crowe’s surplus

The playing field is a little clearer after the distribution of Sean Crowe's surplus of 8,816. Paul Murphy (SPBP) received 3,444 transfers from Crowe, moving him into a more stable position with 7,921. Paul Murphy and Sandra Fay (SPBP) together received just under half of Crowe's transfers. After the second count, Colm Brophy (FG) is on 8,382; Paul Murphy (SPBP) 7,921; John Lahart (FF) 5,656;...