Dublin North West: Shock for Sinn Fein, awe for FF

As the returning officer was announcing the third and final count results of Dublin North West constituency late on Friday night, resounding cheers were heard through the RDS count centre for Labour’s Roisin Shortall and Fianna Fail’s Pat Carey.

26th May, 2007

As the returning officer was announcing the third and final count results of Dublin North West constituency late on Friday night, resounding cheers were heard through the RDS count centre for Labour’s Roisin Shortall and Fianna Fail’s Pat Carey.

A Dail deputy since 1992, Shortall celebrated her victory with a passionate kiss from her husband followed by hugs and kisses from her daughters. Delighted supporters lifted Shortall and Carey, who secured...

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