Rathmines, Dublin 6.
Thanks Sauvignon Blanc
RTÉ website this morning
FF didn’t win 38 seats… they won 37 @ #GE2020 The 38th seat is a constitutional gift to the previous FF ‘Ceann Comhairle’… Shinners outpolled FF by over 50 thousand plus votes to boot! https://t.co/ZCYJ7ydBh4
— Seán South (@Seanofthesouth) February 11, 2020
Sinn Féin supporters celebrate at the Generel Election 2020 count centre in the RDS last night
So Ireland, which has been politically stable for decades, has also succumbed to populism now.#GE2020.
— John Simpson (@JohnSimpsonNews) February 10, 2020
“I work for the BBC, and have no idea what I’m talking about.” https://t.co/KbLZaLLPhR
— Philip O’Connor (@philipoconnor) February 10, 2020
Pat Kenny on Newstalk there now calling young people stupid and uniformed for voting for SF. What’s new 🙄
— Chicken Box Prick (@bignicnergy) February 10, 2020
I spoke to an 83yr old lady this morning in Dublin Mid-West who wanted to congratulate @EOBroin & @Wardy1916. She voted for them, 1 & 2 because she wanted to see change. She is delighted with the election results.
What would Pat Kenny call her? https://t.co/WmygvCpK6D
— Tara Byrne (@TaraByrner) February 10, 2020
Tired of Irish media pretending we have voted for ‘populism’.
As if 10K homeless and an economically sabotaged health service were inevitable manifestations of common sense.
We voted for competent, fair government. GET OVER IT!#GE2020
— Mim Donovan (@MimDonovan) February 10, 2020
Earlier: Taking It Well
Prominent TDs, cabinet ministers and colourful hopefuls who lost in Generel Election 2020
From top: Joan Burton (Labour), Shane Ross (Independent Alliance), Mary Mitchell O’Connor (Fine Gael), Lisa Chambers (Fianna Fail), Catherine Noone (Fine Gael, Regina Doherty (Fine Gael),, Noel Rock (Fine Gael), Kate O’Connell (Fine Gael), Ruth Coppinger (Solidarity People Before Profit) and Katherine Zappone (Independent Alliance).
Earlier: Derek Mooney: What Now?
Last night: Sinn When You’re Winning
Thank you. All of you who voted for Sinn Féin. Your vote counted. We are your party. We will now do everything we can to secure a government for the people. We will never leave you behind. We will never let you down. pic.twitter.com/6uCmETLTo3
— Mary Lou McDonald (@MaryLouMcDonald) February 9, 2020
This evening .
RDS Ballsbridge Dublin 4.
With her party heading for 30-36 seats, Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald celebrates at the General Election count centre.
RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Scenes from Generel Election count centre with Fine Gael Minister Richard Bruton (pic 5), Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan (pic 7), Sinn Féin’s Aengus O’Snodaigh (pic 9) and Sinn Féin’s Dessie Ellis (in pink above) celebrating his expected victory in Dublin South Central with a rendition of ‘Come Out Ye Black and Tans’.
Sinn Féin are heading for 30-36 seats.
More as we get it.
For the first time ever, three parties are all fighting it out to be Ireland’s most popular party according to the official Exit Poll for General Election 2020.
The Ipsos MRBI Exit Poll for TG4, RTÉ, The Irish Times and UCD shows Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin all on 22% of first preference votes.
More as we get it.
Live Election Tracker (RTÉ)
Thanks Deirdre Ní Choistín
Exit polling preferences among Generation Z.
Dublin Central polling station at St Francis Xavier Community Centre, Lower Dorset Road, Dublin 1 this morning
Pic via Adam Hurley
Scenes from General Election 2020 pollib stations at St. Joseph’s School for Deaf Boys, Navan Road, Cabra, Dublin 7 and at the Muslim National School, Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14.
I’m not crying. You are.
— Green Party Ireland (@greenparty_ie) February 6, 2020
The Green Party’s final General Election 2020 press conference with, third pic from left: candidate Peter Kavanagh, Leader of the Green Party Eamon Ryan, Deputy Leader Catherine Martin and candidates Joe O’Brien and Sean McCabe.