ELECTIONS 2019

Glenties LEA: Mac Giolla Easbuig to top poll

Sinn Féin to hold two seats

Declan Magee

Reporter:

Declan Magee

Email:

declan.magee@donegaldemocrat.com

Glenties LEA:  Mac Giolla Easbuig to top poll

Micheál Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig is topping the poll in the Glenties LEA

Micheál Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig is topping the poll in the Glenties LEA.

The independent councillor is on 1,808 first preferences, tallies show.

Sinn Féin will be returning two councillors with John Sheamais Ó Fearraigh on 1,343 Marie Therese Gallagher on 1,044.

Fianna Fáil’s Anthony Molloy is on 794 while the party’s fourth candidate Noreen McGarvey has polled well on 961.

The last three seats are hard to call based on tallies.

Fianna Fáil’s councillor Seamus Ó Domhnaill took 961, while party colleague and outgoing county Enda Bonner is on 816.

Michael McClafferty of Fine Gael took 990 while his party colleague Evelyn Sweeney has 648.


Glenties Municipal District

Tallies:


John Sheamais Ó Fearraigh (SF)  1,343

Marie Therese Gallagher (SF)   1,044

Brian Carr (SF) 887

Evelyn Sweeney (FG) 648

Liam Mulligan (Aontú) 319

Enda Bonner (FF) 816

Anthony Molloy (FF) 794

Noreen McGarvey (FF) 961

Seamus Ó Domhnaill (FF) 961

Seamus Rodgers (Lab) 488

Michael McClafferty (FG) 990

Micheál Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig (Ind) 1,808

Liam Whyte (Ind) 600