Labour and FG to make gains in Dublin city

Tallies from the election for Dublin City Council indicate Labour and Fine Gael stand to make significant gains from the collapse in support for Fianna Fáil and mixed results for Sinn Féin.

6th June, 2009

Tallies from the election for Dublin City Council indicate Labour and Fine Gael stand to make significant gains from the collapse in support for Fianna Fáil and mixed results for Sinn Féin.

After polling poorly in the Dublin Central bye-election, Fianna Fáil’s Maurice Ahern may struggle to retain his City Council seat, after polling only 8.4 per cent first preferences, according to tallies. Ahern’s running mate Seaghan Kearney was on 8.1...

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