Sinn Fein's Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire Has Become The First Candidate In The Country To Be Elected

He topped the poll in Cork South Central 

Tallies show  that he is followed closely by Fianna Fáil's Mícheál Martin, Fine Gael's Simon Coveney and Fianna Fáil's Michael McGrath in the constituency 

Meanwhile..

Sinn Fein Leader Mary Lou Mc Donald has begun contact with political parties on forming a new government.

She says ideally she would like an administration without Fine Gael and Fianna Fail but is willing to talk to all parties. 

 

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