Sunday 26 March 2017

Candidates

Fianna Fail

Aine Brady TD, Michael Fitzpatrick TD

Fine Gael

Bernard Durkan TD, Cllr Anthony Lawlor, Peter Griffin

Labour

Emmet Stagg TD, Cllr John McGinley

Sinn Fein

Martin Kelly

Green Party

Shane Fitzgerald

INDEPENDENTS

Catherine Murphy, Eric Doyle-Higgins

*Last time out in 2007



  • The constituency went from three to four seats, with the extra seat won by Fianna Fail.
  • The two Fianna Fail TDs were elected for the first time -- Aine Brady, sister of TDs Tom and Michael Kitt, and Michael Fitzpatrick, who was an adviser to Charlie McCreevy.
  • Independent Catherine Murphy narrowly lost out to FG's Bernard Durkan on the sixth count.


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