Elections 2019 News

Ireland South Final Result

The mammoth count in the Ireland South Constituency for the European Parliament Election has finally been completed and the results are as follows: SEÁN KELLY (FG) Count 9 119,885 BILLY KELLEHER (FF) Count 17 131,665 MICK WALLACE (I4C) Count 19 139,529 GRACE O’SULLIVAN (GP) Count 20 119,701 DEIRDRE CLUNE (FG) Count 20 112,162 Outgoing MEP […]

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Liadh Ní Riada concedes defeat in Ireland South elections

From The Irish Examiner. Sinn Féin’s Liadh Ní Riada has conceded defeat in the Ireland South elections after a marathon count and partial recount. However, Green Party senator Grace O’Sullivan and out-going MEP Deirdre Clune will now have to fight it out for the fourth seat and the final ‘Brexit seat’ which cannot be taken […]

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Recount Confirmed in Ireland South

From The Irish Independent. SINN Fein formally triggered a full recount in the European Parliament election in Ireland South with the destination of the five MEP seats now unlikely to be confirmed until June 21. The recount will commence at 9am next Tuesday morning in Cork. The recount decision came after Sinn Fein and count […]

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Full recount and recheck ordered in Ireland South

A FULL recheck and recount has been ordered for Ireland South in the European Parliament election. This comes after outgoing Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ni Riada lost her seat to Green Party Senator Grace O’Sullivan by just 327 votes.

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European Parliament Election Update

Counting is ongoing in the Ireland South Constituency. After the 17th count he current position is:  Quota 119,866 SEÁN KELLY, (FG) Count 9 119,883 ELECTED BILLY KELLEHER, (FF) Count 17 131,652 ELECTED MICK WALLACE, (4C) 109,149 DEIRDRE CLUNE, (FG) 97,935 GRACE O’SULLIVAN, (GP) 96,095 LIADH NÍ RIADA, (SF) 95,573 Counting has been completed in the […]

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European Parliemant Election Update

Counting continues in the Ireland South Constituency. Sean Kelly (FG) was elected on the 9th count with Billy Kelleher (FF) currently in second place, Mick Wallace (I4C) third, Liadh Ni Riada (SF) fourth and Grace O’Sullivan (GP) in fifth place. This is a five seat constituency but the winner of the final seat cannot take […]

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Ireland South Count 1

QUOTA 119,866 SEÁN KELLY, (FG) 118,444 BILLY KELLEHER, (FF) 84,083 MICK WALLACE, (I4C) 81,741 LIADH NÍ RIADA, (SF) 79,072 GRACE O’SULLIVAN, (GP) 75,946 MALCOLM BYRNE, (FF) 69,166 DEIRDRE CLUNE, (FG) 64,605 ANDREW DOYLE, (FG) 38,738 SHEILA NUNAN, (LAB) 22,075 ADRIENNE WALLACE, (SOL-PBP) 14,802 DOLORES J. CAHILL, (IND) 10,582 DIARMUID PATRICK O’FLYNN, (IND) 9,823 LIAM MINEHAN, […]

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Cork rejects directly elected mayor

Voters in Cork city have rejected proposals for a directly elected Lord Mayor. The results, which were declared this afternoon, show that 33,364 voted in favour, with 34,347, voted against the proposal – 983 in the difference. It follows a nail-biting count in the plebiscite today which saw the number of yes votes match the […]

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Waterford Mayoral Plebiscite Result

From The Irish Examiner. Waterford has voted to reject the proposal of a directly elected Mayor by the narrowest of margins with 22, 437 voting no in the proposal. There were only 719 votes between the divisive proposal passing or not. Counting began at 9am at the count centre. It was initially too close to […]

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European Parliament Election Preliminary Results

Preliminary European Parliament results indicate that the rise of populism and the far right across Europe has not materialised but The Green Wave has swept across Europe. The UK, as expected, is bucking this trend with the European Parliament Election seen as solely a Brexit issue. The Liberal Democrats are doing well on the Remain […]

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Waterford County Council Lismore and Dungarvan District Final Results

Lismore District – 3 Seats Quota 1,098   Name Party 1st Pref Votes Elected  Pratt, John Lab 1,385 Count 1 Tobin, James FF 1,208 Count 1 Doocey, Declan FG 1,041 Count 2   Dungarvan District – 6 Seats Quota 1225 Name Party 1st Pref Votes Elected Geoghegan, Damien FG 1,716 Count 1 Phelan, Thomas Lab […]

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Local Elections – Final Analysis

There were three big stories this weekend. The Green Wave, the collapse of the Sinn Fein vote and the emergence locally of Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley as a political force in Cork East Having been punished by the electorate and all but obliterated from Irish politics after the 2008 economic crash, The Green Party is […]

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European Parliament Election and Mayoral Plebiscites

Counting continues around the country for the European Parliament Election, however results will not become known until 10pm tonight at the earliest because polls are still open in 21 EU countries. The vast bulk of paper in the Ireland South constituency, 7.3 tonnes in Cork alone, is causing a slow count. This is due to […]

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Midleton Area Municipal District Final Result

Mary Linehan Foley (Ind). 2,699 ELECTED Noel Collins (Ind). 2,371 ELECTED Michael Hegarty (FG). 2,154 ELECTED James O’Connor (FF). 1,947 ELECTED Danielle Twomey (SF). 1,946 ELECTED Susan McCarthy (FG). 1,704 + 236 = 1,940 ELECTED Liam Quaide (GP). 1,500 + 36 = 1536 ELECTED Rosarii Griffin (FF). 1410 + 9 = 1429 ELIMINATED John Phillips […]

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Result of the Ninth Count in the Midleton Area Municipal District

The distribution of James O’Connor’s surplus The Quota is 1,896 Mary Linehan Foley (Ind). 2,699 ELECTED Noel Collins (Ind). 2,371 ELECTED Michael Hegarty (FG). 2,154 ELECTED James O’Connor (FF). 1,947 ELECTED Danielle Twomey (SF). 1,946 ELECTED Susan McCarthy (FG). 1,704 + 236 = 1,940 ELECTED Liam Quaide (GP). 1,488 + 12 = 1500 Rosarii Griffin […]

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Result of the Eighth Count in the Midleton Area Municipal District

Cllr. Susan McCarthy (FG) elected on the 8th count   The Quota is 1,896 Mary Linehan Foley (Ind). 2,699 ELECTED Noel Collins (Ind). 2,371 ELECTED Michael Hegarty (FG). 2,154 ELECTED James O’Connor (FF). 1,947 ELECTED Danielle Twomey (SF). 1,946 ELECTED Susan McCarthy (FG). 1,704 + 236 = 1,940 ELECTED Liam Quaide (GP). 1,185 +303 = […]

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Howlin seeks talks on civic alliance with Greens as counting continues

The Labour Party and the Green Party should to “work together” to make an impact, said the Wexford TD. Howlin said he met with the Green Party leader Eamon Ryan in advance of polling day, adding: I am going to meet him next week to look at the number of seats we have and see […]

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Result of the Seventh Count in the Midleton Area Municipal District

The Quota is 1,896 Mary Linehan Foley (Ind). 2,699 ELECTED Noel Collins (Ind). 2,371 ELECTED Michael Hegarty (FG). 2,154 ELECTED James O’Connor (FF). 1,947 ELECTED Danielle Twomey (SF). 1,946 ELECTED Susan McCarthy (FG). 1,565 +139 = 1,704 Rosarii Griffin (FF). 1,210 + 98 = 1308 Liam Quaide (GP). 1,185 +177 = 1,362 John Phillips (FG). […]

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Result of the Sixth Count in the Midleton Area Municipal District

James O’Connor (FF) and Danielle Twomey (SF) both elected on the 6th Count. The Quota is 1,896 Mary Linehan Foley (Ind). 2,699 ELECTED Noel Collins (Ind). 2,371 ELECTED Michael Hegarty (FG). 2,154 ELECTED James O’Connor (FF). 1,892 +55 = 1,947 ELECTED Danielle Twomey (SF). 1,713 + 233 = 1,946 ELECTED Susan McCarthy (FG). 1,561 + […]

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Result of the Fifth Count in the Midleton Area Municipal District

The Quota is 1,896 Mary Linehan Foley (Ind). 2,699 ELECTED Noel Collins (Ind). 2,371 ELECTED Michael Hegarty (FG). 2,154 ELECTED James O’Connor (FF). 1,777 + 105 = 1,892 Danielle Twomey (SF). 1,557 + 156 = 1,713 Susan McCarthy (FG). 1,298 + 272 = 1,561 Rosarii Griffin (FF). 1,058 + 143 = 1,201 Liam Quaide (GP). […]

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Result of the Second Count in the Midleton Area Municipal District 

Result of the Second Count in the Midleton Electoral Division  The distribution of Mary Linehan Foley’s surplus of 803 votes Non Transferable = 320 votes The Quota is 1,896 Mary Linehan Foley (Ind). 2,699 ELECTED Noel Collins (Ind). 2,371 ELECTED Michael Hegarty (FG). 2,154 ELECTED James O’Connor (FF). 1,535 + 242 = 1,777 Danielle Twomey […]

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Divorce Referendum Final Result

Ireland has voted in favour of The 38th Amendment to The Constitution. All Constituencies voted in favour of the amendment.  The Constitution will no longer require a person applying for a divorce to have lived apart from his or her spouse for at least four years. This period will now be two years. The minimum […]

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Local Elections Figures So Far

National   Cork County Council

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Divorce Referendum Update

After counting in 24 of 31 Constituencies the result so far is as follows: Yes 1,038,576 – 82.09% No 226,556 – 17.91%

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