Count seven underway in Listowel Count Afresh

Count 7 is underway in the count afresh in the Listowel Municipal District. Election voting ballot boxes   Count six involved the distribution of Robert Beasley’s surplus of 16 votes.   The full result of count of six is as follows:   Aoife Thornton FG – 1833 (+1 ) Dianne Nolan SF – 1396 (+8 ) Liam Purtill FG – 1113 (+0) Jimmy Moloney FF – 1082 (+1) Dan Kiely IND- 1050 (+1 ) Michael O’Gorman IND – 990 (+3 ) Pat Leahy LAB – 916 (+ 1) Mike Kennelly FG – 893 (+0 ) Tim Buckley FG – 882 (+ 1) Tom Walsh IND-   720 (+0 )   Non transferable – not affected   After count six Dan Kiely is 4 votes down on where he was at this stage in 2014 Jimmy Moloney is down 3 and Mike Kennelly is down 2. In the final shake up in 2014 – just five votes separated these candidates; Moloney got the sixth seat, three votes behind him was Mike Kennelly who got the seventh and final seat. Dan Kiely was just two votes behind Kennelly. Returning Officer Charlie O’Sullivan has eliminated Tom Walsh and his 720 votes are now being distributed in count 7. The quota stands at 1,843 (down 2 on 2014)