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Sinn Fein Ahead In Early Tallies In Laois Offaly

Almost a third of the boxes have been tallied in Laois and Offaly.

Almost a third of the boxes have been tallied in Laois and Offaly.

The tallies by Fianna Fail show Sinn Fein's Brian Stanley is on 19% - ahead of their candidate Barry Cowen on 15%.

Offaly's Marcella Corcoran Kennedy is getting just 8% of first preference votes.

The outgoing Fine Gael TD is unlikely to retain her seat, if those numbers are reflected in the count.  

Meanwhile her colleague Charlie Flanagan is on 9% with Fianna's Sean Fleming on 7% and Peter Ormond on 12%

Independent candidate Carol Nolan is on 10%. 

Sinn Fein councillor Aidan Mullins from Portarlington is managing his party’s tally and says numbers are up for Brian Stanley across the constituency:

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