Search

20/10/2021

LATEST: Three elected in Kilkenny City as of 1am

Cllr Andrew McGuinness, Joe Malone and Malcolm Noonan have been deemed elected

GREEN WAVE

Cllr Malcolm Noonan is held aloft by supporters, including his brother Dermot, as he is deemed elected

Three councillors have been elected in the Kilkenny City area  with initial counting finishing at 1am this morning. It will resume tomorrow at 9am.

Sitting councillor Andrew McGuinness has topped the poll with a vote of 1,860. The son of Fianna Fail TD John McGuinness, he polled strongly in almost every area.

His running mate,Fianna Fail councillor Joe Malone, has also been elected, with a first preference vote of 1,271. In line with the national 'Green Wave', Green Party councillor Malcolm Noonan (1,485) has received a huge vote from the electorate.

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.