Sorting Of Votes Continuing In Cork's Three County Constituencies

Michael Collins (Ind) polling well in Cork South West, tallies suggest 26% support for FF in Cork East and in Cork North West battle expected for the final seat


In Cork South West sitting Independent TD Michael Collins appears to be polling well in the three seater constituency while in Cork North West - another three seater - early indications suggest that Aindrias Moynihan of FF and Michael Creed of FG will be returned with a battle for the last seat between FF's Michael Moynihan and FG's John Paul O'Shea, with 60% of the boxes opened and tallied in that constituency it's FF on 39%,FG 37% and the Greens on 6.5% 
The first count result in Cork North West is expected around tea time this evening 

In Cork East, which is a four seat constituency -  early tallies from the southern end of the constituency show 26% support for FF, 22% support for Sinn Fein, Fine Gael on 16%, Labour on 11% and Greens on 5%. The first count in the constituency is expected to get underway mid afternoon with a result expected much later this evening 

Health and housing appear to have dominated how people voted in this election and in Munster the exit poll which has a margin of error of 1.3% shows support for Fianna Fail standing at 26%, followed by Fine Gael at 25% and Sinn Fein at 18% 

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