Nine scenes from an Irish count centre

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26th May, 2007

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It is quiet in the RDS count centre, where votes from six Dublin constituencies are being counted.

There are no whoops and hollers. There is no sense of tribal triumphalism. When the tallymen for Foireann Bertie catch the eye of a member of the media, they do not dance around the poor fool, point the finger and shout ‘‘you were wrong, you got it all wrong’’.

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