Brian Crowley re-elected as an MEP on first count

Fianna Fáil's Brian Crowley has been re-elected as an MEP for the Ireland South constituency on the first count.

26th May, 2014
Brian Crowley has been re-elected as an MEP for the fifth time

Fianna Fáil's Brian Crowley has been re-elected as an MEP for the Ireland South constituency on the first count.

Crowley, who has secured election for the fifth time, topped the poll with 180,329 votes, well ahead of the quota of 131,500.

Sinn Fein candidate Liadh Ní Riada was in second place after the first count, with 125,309 votes, followed by Fine Gael's Sean Kelly and Simon Harris on 83,520 and 51,483 respectively.

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