Result: Connemara South

Tomas O Curraoin with his wife Kathleen Brenna after retaining his seat.

Connemara South
Electorate 18,232
Total Poll 9,164
Spoiled votes 203
Valid Poll 8,961
Quota 1,494

First Count
Padraig Mac an Iomaire (FG) 1,408
Noel Thomas (FF) 1,211
Dáithí O Cualáin (FF) 1,166
Alastair McKinstry (GP) 985
Tomás Ó Curraoin (Ind) 971
Ann Flaherty (FG) 872
MacDaraHosty (FF) 678
Kevin O’Hara (SF) 509
CriostóirBreathnach (Ind) 113
Patrict Feeney (Ind) 32

O’Hara, Breathnach and Feeney were eliminated

Second Count

Distribution of Breathnach, O’Hara and Feeney’s votes

Padraig Mac an Iomaire (FG) 1,408 (+64) 1,472
Dáithí Ó Cualáin (FF) 1,166 (+84) 1,250
Noel Thomas (FF) 1,211 (+33) 1,244
Tomas Ó Curraoin (Ind) 971 (+148) 1,119
Alastair McKinstry (GP) 985 (+132) 1,117
Máirtín Lee (FF) 1,016 (+40) 1,056
Ann Flaherty (FG) 872 (+32) 904
MacDaraHosty (FF) 678 (+16) 694

Hosty ELIMINATED

Third Count

Distribution of Hosty’s votes

Padraig Mac an Iomaire (FG) 1,472 (+63) 1,535
Dáithí Ó Cualáin (FF) 1,250 (+74) 1,324
Noel Thomas (FF) 1,244 (+83) 1,327
Tomas Ó Curraoin (Ind) 1,119 (+149) 1,268
Alastair McKinstry (GP) 1,117 (+99) 1,216
Máirtín Lee (FF) 1,056 (+68) 1,124
Ann Flaherty (FG) 904 (+88) 992

Mac an Iomaire ELECTED

Fourth Count

Distribution of Flaherty’s votes

Noel Thomas (FF) 1,327 (+188) 1,515
Dáithí Ó Cualáin (FF)1,324 (+84) 1,408
Tomas Ó Curraoin (Ind) 1,268 (+128) 1,396
Alastair McKinstry (GP) 1,216 (+220) 1,436
Máirtín Lee (FF) 1,124 (+83) 1,207

Thomas elected
McKinstry, Ó Cualáin and Ó Curraoin elected without reaching the quota

THAT CONCLUDES THE CONNEMARA SOUTH COUNT