Labour performs well with two seats likely

While nobody was elected after a delayed first count in Dublin South Central, former TD Eric Byrne topped the poll and looked set to take the first seat.

26th February, 2011

While nobody was elected after a delayed first count in Dublin South Central, former TD Eric Byrne topped the poll and looked set to take the first seat.

Byrne, who lost out by 69 votes to Aengus Ó Snodaigh of Sinn Féin in 2007, got 8,357 votes - more than 16 per cent of the first preference votes.

Labour hopes to have two seats in the constituency, with Michael Conaghan getting 10.8 per cent of the vote,...

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