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Dublin Mid-West


Constituency Results

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Seats: 4

Shinners stretch for a double

The Sinn Féin surge began here in the by-election when Eoin Ó Broin masterminded his colleague Mark Ward's victory. Suddenly, the double doesn't look all that far-fetched but depends on being able to suppress Ó Broin and manage the vote with Ward. People Before Profit's Gino Kenny is standing in their way. Fianna Fáil's John Curran is grand. Fine Gael expects to take back the seat held by Frances Fitzgerald through Emer Higgins or Vicki Casserly. Labour's Joanna Tuffy, Independent Paul Gogarty and Green Peter Kavanagh are in the chasing pack. The main contenders are all up the Clondalkin end, so a Lucan local vote could play a factor.

On the ballot

Vicki Casserly - Fine Gael

John Curran - Fianna Fail

David Gardiner - The Workers Party

Paul Gogarty - Independent

Emer Higgins - Fine Gael

Peter Kavanagh - Green Party

Gino Kenny - Solidarity-People Before Profit

Caitriona McClean - Fianna Fail

Eoin Ó Broin - Sinn Fein

Francis Timmons - Independent

Joanna Tuffy - Labour

Mark Ward - Sinn Fein

* Bold text represents incumbent TD