7th Count City West: Ó Conchúir eliminated

It would appear that Sinn Féin has lost all three seats on Galway City Council - with the elimination of Cllr Cathal Ó Conchúir on the seventh count for Galway City West.    While it has...

TALLIES: King of Knocknacarra looks set to keep his crown

Donal Lyons, dubbed King of Knocknacarra, has kept his crown, according to early tallies. The Independent city councillor has attracted 23% support in Galway City West electoral area, according to the tallies. With about a quarter...

8th Count City West: McNelis elected

Niall McNelis has retained his seat in Galway City West – it looks likely he will be the sole Labour Party member on Galway City Council. Cllr McNelis, the current mayor of Galway City, was...

TALLIES: City West cliffhanger for final three seats

Galway City West could be a cliff-hanger, according to the tallies, with four candidates within a handful of votes of each other. The top three so far are Donal Lyons (Ind), Pauline O’Reilly (Greens) and...

RESULT: Galway City West

Fianna Fáil has taken two seats in Galway City West – sitting councillor Peter Keane and running mate John Connolly were both elected on the 13th count without reaching the quota. Following the distribution of John...

TALLIES: Big battle for final seat in City West

The final tally of votes in Galway City West indicates the big battle for the last seat is between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil. Donal Lyons (Ind, 17%), Pauline O’Reilly (Greens, 15.8%) and Niall McNelis...


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