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...

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...

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...

Galway City: Counting to resume at 10am

Counting of votes in the local elections for Galway City Council resumes this Sunday morning at 10am. Just two city councillors out of a total of 18 have been elected so far – Declan McDonnell...

1st Count City West: Lyons & O’Reilly elected

Pauline O’Reilly of the Green Party has taken a seat on the first count in Galway City West. She polled over 1,300 first preferences – 122 over the quota. Ms O’Reilly is the first Green...

2nd Count City West

Galway City West Number of seats: 6 Electorate: 8,398 Spoiled votes: 125 Total valid poll: 8,273 Quota: 1,182 FIRST COUNT Anderson, Marc Ind 91 Conchúir, Cathal Ó SF 422 Connolly, John FF 734 Crowley, John SocDem 491 Feeney, Patrick Ind 15 Flannery, Pearce FG 721 Higgins,...


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