Just after four o’clock on Saturday afternoon, the returning officer for Dublin North, Peter Whelan, approached the podium and said rather sheepishly: ‘‘Ladies and gentlemen, I am adjourning the count now until six o’clock. Thank you.”
It was the first time that Whelan had gone anyway near the microphone in about 17 hours - when Brendan Ryan, the Labour Party candidate, had requested a re-check.
Ryan was on the...
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