Sinn Féin set to hold all three Monaghan seats

On a bad day for Fianna Fáil, tallies were putting the government party up 0.2 per cent up across the county. Losses in two electoral areas were balanced by gains in two others.

6th June, 2009

On a bad day for Fianna Fáil, tallies were putting the government party up 0.2 per cent up across the county. Losses in two electoral areas were balanced by gains in two others.

In the last local elections, Fianna Fáil’s vote had gone into meltdown. Initial tallies of the North Monaghan electoral area indicated its vote was falling below bedrock levels, but it pulled back in two others.

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