Independents 4 Change candidate Mick Wallace has leap-frogged Fianna Fail’s Billy Kelleher into second place in Ireland South.
Fine Gael’s Sean Kelly has taken the first seat in the Ireland South European election constituency.
Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly has comfortably topped the poll in the Ireland South European election constituency and is on target to retain his seat.
Fianna Fail remain the biggest party at local government level nationwide as Fine Gael took the most seats in Co Dublin.
Fine Gael’s Mairead McGuinness has taken the first seat in the Midlands Northwest constituency.
Two of the 13 MEPs elected in Ireland face an uncertain wait as to when they can actually take their European Parliament seats.
The Westminster debate around Brexit has been like a “Homer Simpson nightmare”, former Northern Ireland statesman Mark Durkan has said.