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The Half Past Fix: 12.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Simon Coveney.
Simon Coveney.
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EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

WINNERS:

  • Ciarán Lynch – the Labour candidate has been elected on the ninth count Cork South Central.
  • Simon Coveney - the Fine Gael candidate has been elected on the tenth count.
  • Jerry Buttimer – the Fine Gael Cork South Central candidate has been elected on the 11th count.

LOSERS:

  • Deirdre Clune – who was excluded in Cork South Central.
  • Anthony Fitzgerald – the independent was eliminated on the fourth count in Wicklow.
  • Mary Moran – Labour’s candidate in Louth was knocked out in the 11th count.
  • Jennifer Murnane-O’Connor – the Fianna Fáil candidate was excluded on tenth count in Carlow-Kilkenny.
  • Des Hurley - the Labour candidate was also eliminated in Carlow-Kilkenny, on ninth count.
  • Frank Fahey – Fianna Fáil’s candidate was knocked out on the seventh count.
  • Eddie Fitzpatrick – in Laois-Offaly, the independent was eliminated on sixth count.
  • Jim Tallon – the independent candidate was excluded on third count in Wicklow.
  • Michael Gleeson – in Kerry South the SKIA candidate was excluded after the fourth count.
  • Hildegarde Naughton – was knocked out of the running in Galway West on sixth count.
  • Michael Mulvahill – the independent Wicklow was excluded on the fifth count.

Meanwhile, a recheck is continuing in Dún Laoghaire, with Labour’s Ivana Bacik and the Richard Boyd Barrett of the United Left Alliance battling it out – and in Galway East lawyers have been called in to advise as a recount continues.

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