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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