Friday 22 September 2017

Castlebar electoral area: Second count

Caroline Crawford

Caroline Crawford

WITH the second count in Castlebar complete Fianna Fail look certain to take two seats.

With Independent Michael Kilcoyne already elected, Lisa Chambers and Al McDonnell of Fianna Fail look set to follow him with 1,612 votes and 1,531 votes respectively.

As the second count was completed, the Taoiseach’s brother, Henry Kenny, was clawing back into the race.

With 1,153 votes he was holding onto the final seat in the eight-seater constituency. He narrowly edged ahead of party colleague Eugene Lavin on 1,084 seats. 

Independent Mohammed Uddin was eliminated after polling just 146 votes.

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