Carlow electoral area: Latest updates
So tally results for Carlow are in, and counting is expected to commence within the hour.
Fine Gael have taken a battering in Carlow North, and Fianna Fáil candidates look to top the poll in spectacular fashion, with both Jennifer Murnanne O'Connor and John Pender tallying at 12.86% and 10.44% respectively.
Sinn Fein's John Cassin is looking to come in third at 9.82%.
His first time running mate Jim Deane is also looking to take a seat in sixth at 7.84%.
Two young first-time candidates have polled very well, with FF Fintan Phelan at 8.45% and FG Brian O'Donoghue at 8.52%.
Total tally for the Carlow county council:
FF 5 seats, FG 6 seats, SF 3 seats, Lab 2 seats, Ind 2 seats.
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