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Fourth Count Ballinasloe LEA: Dolan the surprise package

  After four counts in the Ballinasloe area, the prospects look even more favourable for independent candidate Aisling Dolan snatching a surprise seat. Following the elimination of another Ballinasloe independent candidate, Harriet Bruce, Dolan has established...

5th Count Gort-Kinvara

GortKinvara First Count Electorate 17,335 Seats 5 Total Poll 10,335 Spoiled votes 178 Valid Poll 10,157 Quota 1,693 Joe Byrne (FG) 2,751 ELECTED PJ Murphy (FG) 1,615 Martina Kinnane (FF) 1,479 Gerry Finnerty (FF) 818 Kevin Fahey (FF) 812 Fionn Kiely ( FG) 597 Geraldine Donohue (Ind)...

1st Count Athenry-Oranmore: Charity & Dolan elected

Albert Dolan became the youngest member of the new Galway County Council when he was elected - along with James Charity - on the first count for the Athenry-Oranmore LEA. The 20-year-old said he could...

First Count Ballinasloe LEA: Broderick and Connolly first past the post

By Declan Tierney The first count in the Ballinasloe electoral area is in and has resulted in Timmy Broderick (Ind) and Fianna Fail’s Michael Connolly from Moylough exceeding the quota and taking the first two...

FINAL TALLY: FF on track for three seats in Connemara South

The final tally for the Connemara South electoral area has thrown up the prospect of Fianna Fáil winning three seats. (Three boxes are missing from the final tally figure). Fine Gael’s Padraic Mac An Iomaire (Ridge)...

Fifth Count Ballinasloe LEA

Ballinasloe Number of seats: 6 Electorate: 23,513 Total poll: 13,462 Spoiled votes: 211 Total valid poll: 13,251 Quota: 1,894   First count Timmy Broderick (Ind) 2,362 Michael Connolly (FF) 2,168 Peter Keaveney (FG) 1,632 Declan Geraghty (Ind) 1,541 Dermot Connolly (SF) 1,387 Aisling Dolan (Ind) 1,082 Aidan Donohue (FG)...


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