The recounting of votes from the Listowel electoral area in the 2014 local election has concluded in Tralee.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The recounting of votes from the Listowel electoral area in the 2014 local election has concluded in Tralee. The count afresh of some 15,000 ballots(...)

Representatives of some of the 15 candidates who took part in the election for seven seats on Kerry County Council were present in court, including former Fianna Fáil senator Dan Kiely, whose Supreme Court challenge led to a fresh count of the 15,000 votes. Photograph: Collins.

A judge has cleared the way for a full recount of ballots from the 2014 local election in the Listowel muncipal district in Co Kerry after ruling that(...)

The recount for the Listowel municipal district was ordered after a legal challenge by Independent candidate Dan Kiely, who missed out on a council seat by two votes. The recount got underway at the John Mitchels GAA Club in Tralee on Wednesday. File photograph: Collins.

The recounting of votes from the 2014 local elections in the Listowel district in Co Kerry has been suspended to allow candidates to seek the adjudica(...)

Kerry Co Council is facing a six figure bill after being ordered by the Supreme Court to pay the costs of former Fianna Fáil senator Dan Kiely’s successful appeal for a total recount of votes in the 2014 local elections for the Listowel electoral area.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Kerry Co Council is facing a six figure bill after being ordered by the Supreme Court to pay the costs of former Fianna Fáil senator Dan Kiely’s succe(...)

Defeated candidate and Former Fianna Fáil senator Dan Kiely took a case against Kerry County Council (above). Photograph: Facebook

A date has been set for a new count of almost 15,000 votes cast in the May 2014 Listowel municipal area local elections. It is the first time in th(...)

Linda and Dan Kiely, Voxpro.

Three couples talk about the ups and downs of starting businesses together. Dan and Linda Kiely Voxpro Dan and Linda Kiely were a couple long b(...)

At Tralee Circuit Court, Judge Thomas E O’Donnell said he wished to be involved only at the start and at the end of the count and would wish the process itself was carried out in” the normal fashion”.

A court in Tralee has ordered a fresh recount of all ballots cast in the Listowel Municipal area local elections in May 2014. The count is to take pl(...)

Kerry politician Dan Kiely leaving the Four Courts after the Supreme Court ruling that a mistake was made in the counting of ballots in Kerry County Council’s Listowel area in the 2014 local elections Photograph: Courts Collins.

A Supreme Court ruling that a mistake was made in the counting of ballots in Kerry County Council’s Listowel area in the 2014 local elections places t(...)

Returning officers for elections have been instructed to treat as a spoilt vote any ballot paper that has a sequence of numbers that does not begin with a ‘1’ or ‘one’. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Returning officers for elections have been instructed to treat as a spoilt vote any ballot paper that has a sequence of numbers that does not begin wi(...)

The Supreme Court has ordered a total recount of votes cast in the May 2014 local elections for the Listowel electoral area of North Kerry.

The Supreme Court, in a judgment with implications for the conduct of future elections, has ordered a total recount of votes cast in the May 2014 loca(...)