Dublin Rathdown results: Alan Shatter loses Dáil seat as Green Party returns

Fine Gael newcomer Josepha Madigan joined by poll topper Shane Ross and Catherine Martin

Harry McGee speaks to Catherine Martin, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, who has been elected to the constituency of Dublin Rathdown. Video: Bryan O'Brien

Fine Gael’s Alan Shatter has lost his Dáil seat with the Green Party’s deputy leader Catherine Martin leapfrogging him on the last count to record a surprise win in Dublin Rathdown.

Mr Shatter was critical of the strategy employed by Fine Gael headquarters in the constituency, where he was outpolled by his colleague Josepha Madigan.

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