Deirdre O’ Donovan (FF) eliminated after recount…

Cllr O' Donovan had requested a recount after the redistribution of Ellen O'Malley Dunlop's votes left her two votes behind Sandra Fay (SPBP) following the fifth count. The recount is now complete, and O'Donovan has been eliminated. The Fianna Fail councillor told The Echo that she is looking forward to representing the people of Firhouse Bohernabreena into the future. Deirdre is pictured...

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...
Sandra Fay (SPBP) watching the recount in Dublin South West this lunchtime. The Tallaght teacher was two votes ahead of Deirdre O'Donovan (FF) after the 5th count - which prompted O'Donovan to request a recount. Sandra said she was happy with the turnout and high preference votes in the campaign, and that she hopes to see her transfers get Paul Murphy elected.