Michael O’Brien eliminated as Kilkenny East tightens up

Sean Keane

Reporter:

Sean Keane

Cllr Michael O'Brien
Sitting councillor, Michael O’Brien, Labour has been eliminated in the Kilkenny City East area which takes in Thomastown, Graignamanagh, Bennettsbridge and Inistioge.

Sitting councillor, Michael O’Brien, Labour has been eliminated in the Kilkenny City East area which takes in Thomastown, Graignamanagh, Bennettsbridge and Inistioge.

His 335 votes will boost the two remaining labour candidates Tommy Prendergast 663 and Marie Fitzpatrick 367.

The quota is 1.341 and none of the candidates still have to get over 1,000.

Fourth count Elimination of David Holohan’s 218 votes.

Cleere Peter ‘Chap’ FF + 5 = 994

Coulter Ria Green Party +14 = 418

Doyle Dixie Non Party +9 = 424

Doyle Michael FG +2 = 885

Fitzpatrick Marie Labour +16 = 367

Gardner Breda Non Party +45 = 574

Kennedy David Sinn Fein +43 = 783

Leahy Jimmy FG +23 = 676

O’Brien Michael Lab +2 = 335

O’Neill Patrick FG +5 = 953

Prendergast Tommy Lab +3 = 663

Reidy Joe FF +9 = 356

Treacy Sean FF +4 = 558