Mary Cowen gave an update on her husband's health during the General Election count.
The wife of former Taoiseach Brian Cowen says he is making slow and steady progress as he continues his recovery from a stroke last year.
The ex- Fianna Fail leader was also found to have a bleed on the brain at the time.
Mary Cowen says he was keeping a close eye on the Laois/Offaly constituency count over the weekend.
She feels he's turned a corner: