The Independent says he's disappointed in his personal vote in this election.
Offaly's John Leahy is conceding that he will not take a seat in the new Dail.
The independent three time general election candidate says he's disappointed with his personal vote and won't blaming political swings or outside issues.
He believes Sinn Fein's performance yesterday is surprising given what he calls their disastrous performance in last year's local elections.
Cllr Leahy says Sinn Fein and other left leaning parties now need to prove themselves: