From top: Chris Andrews, Jim O’Callaghan Eoghan Murphy and Kate O’Connell

This morning/afternoon

RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Scenes from the final tallies in the Dublin Bay South four-seater, where Fine Gael Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy joined Chris Andrews SF), Jim O’Callaghan (FF) and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan (elected yesterday) – at the expense of colleague Kate O’Connell

Eoghan Murphy Retains Seat At Cost Of Kate O’Connell (Newstalk)


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29 thoughts on “Bay Of Tears

        1. dhod

          Yes, but when she’s part of the government and the government’s job is to help solve the housing crisis – the housing crisis which she is financially benefitting from, you have to think, nahhh. There’s a conflict of interest here

    1. V

      If Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Labour have any cop on at all left, they’ll enter all new Candidates into the Senate elections

      I haven’t completed a full round up yet
      Between catching up with work and recovering from five 15 hour days on the trot – and what have ya

      But I haven’t seen many of their Senators come in with a seat
      Save for Labour have a few shouts alright

  1. missred

    I’m not a fan of hers, but I’d rather her slight uselessness and entitlement than posh-boy Murphy’s complete & utter hook line & sinker uselessness and entitlement

      1. Liam Deliverance

        He won’t be in Housing at least, hopefully won’t get a Ministerial position either, and why would he, useless

  2. Ann

    Amazing that southside Blueshirts were given a straight choice between a pro-repeal, media friendly, entrepreneurial successful female candidate and the most disastrous minister for housing ever and they chose the latter.

    I suppose it’s to be expected in a constituency with more landlords per capita than any other, anywhere on ‘these islands’ bar central London. :-/

    1. Andrew

      Kate’s a landlord herself Ann. She looks very upset. I suspect she’ll have a few things to say about Leo before the end of the day.

      1. Otis Blue

        You’d think so and it could be epic. That said, the woman beside her (mother?) looks fit to batter someone.

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