Another candidate has been eliminated.
The People Before Profit Candidate in Laois / Offaly has been eliminated following the fourth count.
Stephen Tynan's 2,273 will now be distributed.
After the fourth count, Fianna Fail's Barry Cowen and Sean Fleming are both over the 9000 total votes heading into the next count.
Sean Fleming an outgoing Laois TD picked up the most transfers from his party colleague Pauline Flanagan at 916.
He says the party is certain to retain two seats for the constituency however the third seat is unlikely:
When asked who would be elected first between himself and Barry Cowen he says it depends who of the other candidates gets eliminated first: