Final count announced in Listowel count afresh

The final count in the Listowel Municipal District count afresh has resulting in no change in Kerry County Council. Count Afresh 1 The count afresh is taking place following a legal challenge taken by Independent candidate Dan Kiely who narrowly missed out on a seat in 2014 by just 2 votes. The full result of count of 11 -the distribution of Pat Leahy (LAB) 1232 votes- is as follows Dianne Nolan SF – 1843 (162) Liam Purtill FG – 1573 (+160) Mike Kennelly FG – 1523 (+184) Jimmy Moloney FF – 1521 (+139 ) Dan Kiely IND- 1517 (+109 ) That final count resulted in Dan Kiely losing out on a seat on Kerry County Council and in fact lost seven votes in comparison to the 2014 count. Mike Kennelly gained two votes on that count and reversed the order moving above Jimmy Moloney who lost eight votes. But more importantly both keep their seats having faced the prospect of losing them. In conclusion those elected in the count afresh of the Listowel Municipal District are: John Brassil FF Robert Beasley SF Aoife Thornton FG Diane Nolan SF Liam Purtill FG Mike Kennelly FG Jimmy Moloney FF