McGuinness elected to the 32nd Dail

McGuinness elected to the 32nd Dail

Local TD John McGuinness who topped the poll in the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency has been elected on the 7th count following the elimination of Cllr Malcolm Noonan.

He said he was proud that Fianna Fail had won three seats in Carlow-Kilkenny and also delighted that his close friends had stuck with himEight count - Distribution of McGuinness's surplus of 234 votesBobby Aylward (FF) +153 - 9,956Pat Deering (FG) +108 - 6,937David Fitzgerald (FG) +331 -5,686Kathleen Funchion (SF) +706 - 10,934John McGuinness (FF) +413 - 11,903Jennifer Murnane O'Connor (FF) +104 - 9,023Ann Phelan (Lab) +826 - 5,266John Paul Phelan (FG) +340 - 8,420Non-transferables: 679