Saturday 15 December 2018

In Pictures: Counting is underway in the Presidential Election 2018

A general view of count staff in front of ballot boxes, as they wait for the counting of votes will begin in Ireland's presidential election on Saturday at 9am, with incumbent Michael D Higgins on course to secure a landslide victory. Niall Carson/PA Wire
The boxes are opening in the National Convention Centre(Photo: Mark Condren)
Sinn Féin Deputy David Cullinane and Fianna Fail party member Seán Dower at the count in Waterford (Photo Ciaran Murphy)
Tally papers in North Tipperary
Returning officer for the Laois and parts of South Kildare constituency Paul Featherstonehaugh officially commenced the counting of the presidential ballot papers promptly at 9am. (Photo: Stan Henderson)
A general view of count staff in front of ballot boxes, as they wait for the counting of votes will begin in Ireland's presidential election on Saturday at 9am, with incumbent Michael D Higgins on course to secure a landslide victory. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Counting of votes begins in Ireland's presidential election on Saturday, with incumbent Michael D Higgins on course to secure a landslide victory. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Ballot papers during the Presidential Election 2018
Counting of votes begins in Ireland's presidential election on Saturday, with incumbent Michael D Higgins on course to secure a landslide victory. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Counting of votes begins in Ireland's presidential election on Saturday, with incumbent Michael D Higgins on course to secure a landslide victory. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Peter Casey pictured at the Convention Centre (Photo: Mark Condren)
Presidential Candidate Peter Casey at the count centre for the Presidential Election in the Convention Centre, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Presidential Candidate Peter Casey at the count centre for the Presidential Election in the Convention Centre, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

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