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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C


4 Seats
Count 16
Clare Daly Independents4Change
Frances Fitzgerald Fine Gael (EPP)
Ciarán Cuffe Green Party (Greens/EFA)
Barry Andrews Fianna Fáil (ALDE)

Ireland South

5 Seats
Count 20
Mick Wallace Independents4Change
Seán Kelly Fine Gael (EPP)
Billy Kelleher Fianna Fáil (ALDE)
Grace O'Sullivan Green Party (Greens/EFA)
Deirdre Clune Fine Gael (EPP)


4 Seats
Count 13
Mairead McGuinness Fine Gael (EPP)
Luke 'Ming' Flanagan Independent (GUE/NGL)
Maria Walsh Fine Gael (EPP)
Matt Carthy Sinn Féin (GUE/NGL)
Peter Casey Independent

Mairead McGuinness re-elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament
The Fine Gael MEP secured over 93% of votes cast.
Mick Wallace becomes emotional during last Dáil address before he heads off to Europe
Wallace is one of four TDs elected to the European Parliament.
# disinformation
EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote
The commission said it will take time to determine the “scope and impact” of the disinformation campaigns.
# ep2019
Count Complete: Here are all the Irish candidates who have been elected to the European Parliament
We have 11 MEPs jetting off on 2 July, with two more waiting in the wings .
# ep2019
Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes
On the 20th count, Grace O’Sullivan, Green Party; and Deirdre Clune, Fine Gael joined Seán Kelly, Fine Gael; Billy Kelleher, Fianna Fáil; and Mick Wallace, Independents 4 Change.
# it's over
Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency
Some 756,000 ballot papers were expected to be recounted, before the party withdrew its request.
# who are the champions
From the Greens to exit polls: Here are the winners and losers of the elections
There are some very interesting takeaways from this batch of various votes.
# far-right ripple
After the populist wave failed to materialise, what next for the EU's right-wing parties?
There are more right-wing and far-right parties enjoying success in European politics.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: It's been a rollercoaster of a political week - but how much do you remember?
Test yourself.
# Democracy
Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting
Fewer than half of poll respondents thought it was a good idea.
# le2019
Leo says it wasn't 'a bad day at the office after all', but swing-gate and co-living did real damage to FG
Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty said there was not one issue that did the damage.
# election footing
We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far?
The European elections have thrown up some tricky timeline issues.