Counting to resume to fill 12 remaining seats

The counting of votes in General Election 2011 is nearly at an end with just 12 more seats left to fill.

The counting of votes in General Election 2011 is nearly at an end with just 12 more seats left to fill.

The action will resume in Laois-Offaly, Galway West and Wicklow later this morning.

A full recount was requested in Wicklow by Fianna Fáil's Dick Roche when it seemed he would be eliminated after the 13th count.

As it stands now Fine Gael has 70 seats, Labour has 36, Fianna Fáil 18, Sinn Féin has 13, Independents have 13, People Before Profit has two and the Socialist Party has two.

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