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
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