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
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.
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).
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
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’.