Tuesday 25 June 2019

Elections 2019 As It Happened: European election drama heats up as candidates battle it out for much-coveted seats

MEP Mairead McGuinness and Anne Rabbitte Fianna Fail at the Castlebar count centre for the Midlands-Northwest. Mark Condren
MEP Mairead McGuinness and Anne Rabbitte Fianna Fail at the Castlebar count centre for the Midlands-Northwest. Mark Condren
Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty, Green Party candidat Saoirse McHugh and MEP Luke Ming Flanagan monitor the adjudication of spoiled votes at the Castlebar count centre for the Midlands-Northwest. Photo: Mark Condren
MEP Mairead McGuinness with her friend Deirdre O'Hea at the Castlebar count centre for the Midlands-Northwest. Photo: Mark Condren
Green Party’s Ian Carey celebrates with his wife Ciara and their children Molly [2] and Art [6 mths] at the Citywest Count Center, after he was elected in the Swords ward in the Fingal Local elections. Photo: Frank McGrath
Green Party candidate Ciaran Cuffe is congratulated by Janice Boylan of Sinn Fein after he was deemed elected for the North Inner City at the count centre in the RDS. Picture; Gerry Mooney
Independent candidate Damien O'farrell and Green Party candidate Donna Cooney celebrate their election in the Clontarf constituency at the count centre in the RDS. Picture; Gerry Mooney
Green Party local candidates Patrick Costello & Hazel Chu with their daughter Alex (1 1/2) at the Local and European Elections and divorce referendum counts in the RDS, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Green Party candidate Donna Cooney celebrates her election in the Clontarf constituency at the count centre in the RDS. Picture; Gerry Mooney
Independent candidate Damien O'farrell and Green Party candidate Donna Cooney celebrate their election in the Clontarf constituency at the count centre in the RDS. Picture; Gerry Mooney
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