FG, SF and Labour make major gains

Fine Gael’s Terence Flanagan was elected on the first count after securing almost 30 per cent of total first preference votes in the Dublin North East constituency.

26th February, 2011

Fine Gael’s Terence Flanagan was elected on the first count after securing almost 30 per cent of total first preference votes in the Dublin North East constituency.

The Labour Party’s Tommy Broughan had plenty to smile about too, with 25 per cent of the first preference votes, almost double the share he got in the last general election. A veteran TD, Broughan was first elected to the Dáil in the 1992 ‘Spring tide’ when...

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