After two very long days here an end is in sight. Jennifer Whitmore, just12 votes short, is poised for election very shortly. Soc Dem co-leader Catherine Murphy is standing by. pic.twitter.com/h93eWsOS79
— RTEwicklow (@RTEwicklow) February 10, 2020
Social Democrat Jennifer Whitmore has taken the second seat in five seat Wicklow.
More as we get it.
Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats celebrates as it is announced that he reached the quota in the final count and was elected to the third seat in the Dublin Bay North constituency.#GE2020 pic.twitter.com/u18GscERBb
— RTEDublinBayNorth (@RTEDublinBayNth) February 10, 2020
Social Democrat Cian O’Callaghan wins the third and final seat in Dublin Bay North.
From top: Gary Gannon (Dublin North West), Holly Cairns (Cork South West), Róisín Shortall (Dublin North West) and Catherine Murphy (Kildare North) with Clem Ryan of KFM
Social Democrat Gary Gannon has beaten off a challenge from Christy Burke to take the last seat in Dublin Central.
It gives the Social Democrats six seats with Mr Gannon joining Holly Cairns (Cork South West), Cian O’Callaghan (Dublin Bay North), Jennifer Whitmore (Wicklow) and co-leaders Catherine Murphy (Kidare North) and Roisin Shortall (Dublin North West).
Bigger than Labour?
FF Health spokesperson Stephen Donnelly has arrived at the count centre in Greystones, he topped the poll for social Democrats in Wicklow in 2016 and today is fighting to retain his seat #Vmnews pic.twitter.com/mCwtd6hMX4
— Sarah O’Connor (@sarahoc3news) February 10, 2020