O’Donnell snubs RTE following election victory

KILMACRENNAN politician John O’Donnell has refused to speak to RTE after he topped the poll in the Milford Electoral Area. Councillor O’Donnell was at the centre of an Prime Time investigation into alleged corruption. After being approached by RTE’s Eileen Magnier in the Aura Leisure Centre this afternoon, Mr O’Donnell said he would not be […]

Third Milford seat very much in the balance

THE third seat in the Milford Electoral Area will not be decided until tomorrow, indications this afternoon show. Both Liam Blaney and John O’Donnell have done enough with the latter currently topping the poll. That could change tomorrow however the election of both men looks a done deal. The final seat is far from a […]

O’Donnell on course to top poll in Milford

INDEPENDENT Councillor John O’Donnell looks set to top the poll in Milford. The elected representative’s well publicised difficulties appear to have done little to dampen his popularity. He has secured almost 30 per-cent of the vote in his constituency. Liam Blaney has also polled well, taking a further third of the spoils. The final seat […]

Brogan leading the charge in Letterkenny

EARLY tallies suggest Ciaran Brogan will top the poll in Letterkenny. The FF man has secured at least 14 per-cent of the vote at this stage. Also looking strong is FF’s Donal Coyle, Jimmy Kavanagh of FG and Micheal McBride. Advertisement SF will be sweating though with things set to be tight for both Gerry […]

McGuinness set to hold seat as McDermott cruises home

VETERAN Fine Gael politician Bernard McGuinness looks set to hold his seat in North Inishowen. He had faced a challenge from Fianna Fail’s Marie Duffy however tallies show Councillor McGuinness comfortably ahead. Martin McDermott of FF was the big winner in the constituency claiming a stunning 34.5 per-cent of the overall tally.  

Fight for fourth seat in North Inishowen

VETERAN Fine Gael candidate Bernard McGuinness is in a dog fight with Marie Duffy FF for the final seat in North Inishowen. Martin McDermott FF has topped the poll, taking a massive 31 per-cent of the overall total. His transfers will be pivotal in the final outcome of the North Inishowen vote. Martin Farren of […]

Canning tops poll in South Inishowen

FIANNA Fail’s Paul Canning has topped the poll in South Inishowen, according to first tallies. Councillor Canning drew 1,518 votes followed by Jack Murray SF, Rena Donaghy FF and Independent Nicholas Crossan. Sinn Fein look on course to claim the final seat via candidate Terry Crossan however these are very early days.

Busy start as tallying of votes gets under way

TALLYING is under way in Letterkenny following a busy day of voting yesterday. Hundreds of tally counters are crowded round the barriers in Letterkenny’s Aura Leisure Centre as Buncrana’s boxes are opened first. It is understood that will be followed by the opening of Carndonagh’s boxes and then Letterkenny. After that it will be what […]