Election 2016: McConalogue’s victory caps fine day for FF

Donegal

28th February, 2016
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Pat The Cope Gallagher, Fianna Fáil and Pearse Doherty, Sinn FéinDonna El Assaad

Flanked by jubilant supporters, the affable 38-year-old arrived at the count centre in Letterkenny shortly after 6pm yesterday evening with his wife Jackie, a Dublin native who is completing her GP training.

The Gleneely man had to endure a 16 and a half hour count before securing a seat in 2011, but things were a lot more comfortable this time, with tallies putting him well clear of the other 15 candidates.

With former TD and MEP Pat ‘The...

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