Ged Nash: ‘I would be burying my head in the sand if I said it has been a great weekend for the [Labour] party; it hasn’t.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Labour’s Ged Nash, Fine Gael’s Fergus O’Dowd and Independent Peter Fitzpatrick won the remaining three seats in Louth edging out Fianna Fáil’s Declan (...)

Sinn Féin’s Pat Buckley topped the poll in Cork East

The last three seats in Cork East were decided on count eight when Sean Sherlock (Lab) reached the quota and Fine Gael junior minister David Stanton a(...)

Sinn Féin’s Rose Conway-Walsh. Photograph: Ellen O’Riordan

Fine Gael’s Michael Ring topped the poll in Co Mayo and was elected to the Dáil with 14,796 votes on the first count. Also through on the first count (...)

Labour’s Alan Kelly has been elected on the ninth count without reaching the quota. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Tipperary election count is now complete following the election of Labour’s Alan Kelly and Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill on the ninth count without (...)

Green Party’s Malcolm Noonan was the final TD elected in the  Carlow-Kilkenny constituency

The Green Party claimed their first seat in the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency since 2011 on the final count in the Lyrath Hotel. The results saw Fine (...)

Sean Haughey (centre), the son of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey, has represented voters in north Dublin since 1992. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats has taken the third seat in Dublin Bay North, the final count to be completed at the RDS. Labour’s Aodhán Ó (...)

Fine Gael’s Michael Creed was among the three TDs to retain their seats in Cork North-West. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

All three of the seats in Cork North-West were filled in one fell swoop during the fifth and final count on Sunday evening. Each of the incumbent TDs(...)

Previous Fianna Fáil poll topper in Clare, Timmy Dooley loses seat.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Sinn Féin performance that blew across the country claimed two high profile electoral casualties in Clare. Former Fine Gael junior minister, Pat (...)

A meme posted on Fine Gael’s Twitter account on Saturday. Yeah we’re lost too.

Fine Gael fluffs digital strategy lines Half a political generation ago (well, 2011), Fine Gael brought in consultant Ravi Singh to help on their dig(...)

Tipperary (five seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 Lab, 3 Ind Voting in Tipperary will now go ahead on Saturday along with the rest of the country, returning o(...)

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