McKee eliminated as Aylward closes in on Carlow Kilkenny seat

Seventh count, the distribution of Willie Quinn (Labour) 5,775 votes

Seventh count, the distribution of Willie Quinn (Labour) 5,775 votes

Aylward Bobby (FF) + 1,052= 20,950

Fitzgerald David (FG) +1,554 = 16,612

Funchion Kathleen (SF) +753 = 14,632

McKee Patrick (Renua) +737 = 9,269 ELIM

Next count will see the distribution of McKee’s votes

The gap between Aylward and Fitzgerald is narrowing but Aylward’s lead is unassailable at this stage no matter how many votes Fitzgerald picks up from Pat McKee,