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Seats: 4

Buckley's bounce back

Sinn Féin's Pat Buckley was in deep danger. A poor party organisation and tight base around Midleton and Youghal will now be compensated for by the party rise. Fianna Fáil young turk James O'Connor is putting in a great campaign to take him out, but will fall short of that target. In the event of a Fine Gael meltdown, O'Connor and Independent Mary Linehan-Foley turn their attentions to minister David Stanton's scalp. Fianna Fáil's Kevin O'Keeffe is solid out, while Labour's Seán Sherlock just has to fend off Fine Gael's Pa O'Driscoll.

On the ballot

Pat Buckley - Sinn Fein

Conor Hannon - Aontú

Mary Linehan Foley - Independent

James O'Connor - Fianna Fail

Pa O'Driscoll - Fine Gael

Shane O'Grady - Independent

Kevin O'Keeffe - Fianna Fail

Sean O'Leary - Independent

Liam Quaide - Green Party

Sean Sherlock - Labour

Frank Shinnick - Irish Freedom Party

David Stanton - Fine Gael

* Bold text represents incumbent TD