FF vote falls by 28.1% in Cork North West, by 16% in Cork South West

Final tally figures for Cork North West reveal that, compared with 2007, the Fianna Fáil vote is down by 28.1%.

FF vote falls by 28.1% in Cork North West, by 16% in Cork South West

Final tally figures for Cork North West reveal that, compared with 2007, the Fianna Fáil vote is down by 28.1%.

Fine Gael is up by 10.6% and Labour is up by 9.1%.

With 79% of the boxes open in Cork South West, these are the latest tallies:

- FG 49% - up from 32% in 2007

- FF 24% - down from 40% in 2007

- Lab 15% - up from 9% in 2007

- SF 7%, up from 6% in 2007

- Greens 1% - down from 13% in 2007

- Ind 3%

It is now believed that Jim Daly of FG will top the poll but party members have expressed fears that he has taken too much of the vote to get one of his running-mates through. He has dominated the vote in Clonakilty and Roscarberrry areas

Noel Harrington (FG) has overtaken his running mate Kevin Murphy, while Denis O'Donovan (FF) is slightly ahead of running mate Christy O'Sullivan, who is the out-going TD.

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