Clare electoral area: Latest updates
Clare’s Fine Gael mayor is in trouble.
With just over half of the boxes tallied from the Killaloe area, Cllr Joe Arkins (FG) is lying second last with 218 votes.
A victim of the re-drawing of the electoral boundaries that saw his north Clare electoral area abolished, Arkins faces an uphill task to retain his seat today. H
is party colleague, Cllr Joe Cooney is topping the toll at 1,130 tallied first preferences.