RESULT: City Central count completed

The final three seats in Galway City Central have been filled – one Fine Gael, one Green Party and one Independent have been deemed elected after the 11th count. Martina O’Connor’s election doubles the Greens’...

10th Count City Central: Hoare elected

Former Galway senior footballer Eddie Hoare has been elected to Galway City Council. He finished with 1,188 votes and exceeded quota on the tenth count in City Central. He had a surplus of 45 votes, which...

City Central Recount: Discrepancies emerge in initial count

It is hoped an announcement of the result of the recount in Galway City Central will be made within the next hour. Labour’s John McDonagh called the recount last night after he was eight votes...

City Central: three parties seek legal advice on recount

Labour, the Social Democrats and the Green Party have sought legal advice as the margins tighten in a recount for Galway City Central. It’s understood that just one vote separates the Labour Party candidate John...

City Central recount to commence at 10.30am

A full recount of the votes in the Galway City Central electoral area gets underway at 10.30am today (Monday). A recall was called by Labour’s John McDonagh, who was eliminated on the ninth count yesterday. Returning...

Tuam LEA: Keaveney returns as Tom McHugh loses out at the death

A dramatic night saw the renaissance of one political career as another was brought to a halt – by a margin of ten votes on the seventh and final count. Long-time Cllr Tom McHugh was...


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