Election 2016: Burton’s fight for survival goes right down to the wire

Dublin West

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
28th February, 2016
Leo Varadkar easily retained his seat in Dublin WestRollingNews

Burton had topped the poll five years ago, with Leo Varadkar of Fine Gael a close second. Joe Higgins took a seat for the Socialist Party, while Brian Lenihan claimed one for Fianna Fáil, its only seat in the capital.

This time, the numbers may have changed but the distribution of seats looked likely to remain the same at the time of going to press last night.

Varadkar, now Minister for Health, topped...

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