She is expected to be re-elected to the Dail later tonight.
Independent Carol Nolan is set to be re-elected to the Dail later tonight.
Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley, Fianna Fail's Barry Cowen and Minister Charlie Flanagan of Fine Gael have all been returned to the Dail.
Sean Fleming of Fianna Fail and Carol Nolan are expected to take the final seats.
However, the former Sinn Fein TD says he has no intentions of going into government with her former party: