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...

3rd Count Tuam

The third count in the Tuam electoral area has been completed and this was the elimination of the lowest candidates Thomas Niland and Dermot Ryan. It followed the second count which was the distribution of...

First Count Tuam LEA: Roche romps home well past quota

The first count in the Tuam electoral area has been completed and it has resulted in Fine Gael’s Cllr Pete Roche topping the poll with 2,430 first preferences – exceeding the quota by 573...

Eighth count Ballinasloe LEA: Three new faces as count reaches conclusion

Independent environment candidate Aisling Dolan picked up one of the last three seats in the Ballinasloe LEA as the count reached its conclusion. That came after Glenamaddy’s Peter Keaveney was elected having exceeded the quota...

Sixth Count Ballinasloe LEA: Connolly elected and Finnerty eliminated

Sinn Fein’s Dermot Connolly has filed the third seat in the Ballinasloe area following the seventh count and the distribution of Mike Kelly's votes. The count also further widened the gap between independent Aisling Dolan...

Eighth Count Loughrea LEA: Hynes takes final seat

All of the five seats in the Loughrea electoral area have now been filled as veteran independent councillor Pat Hynes crossed the line without reaching the quota after the eighth and final count. This followed...

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