Donegal fifth count result

Donegal fifth count result

Distribution of Frank McBrearty (Ind) 1,981

Doherty Gary SF +194 4,377

Doherty Pearse SF +347 10,870

Gallagher Pat the Cope +190 10,694

Harte Paddy FG +199 3,133

Jackson Tim Ind + 282 4,034

Kennedy Niamh Ind +74 2,057

Padraig MacLochlainn SF +68 5961

McHugh Joe FG +91 8,795

Pringle Thomas Ind +191 6,689

Shield Dessie Ind+18- 4,166

non trans 166 total 309

no candidate reached quota

exclude Niamh Kennedy's 2,057.

The key now is where and how many votes Thomas Pringle picks up from Kennedy.

Pundits suggest he needs and may pick up as many as 1,000 votes, which makes the next (sixth count) fascinating and potentially the game changer here,