Irish coalition on top after marathon EU vote count

By Padraic Halpin
Updated June 14 2024 - 5:20pm, first published 5:15pm
EU vote counting took almost six days in Ireland due to the country's complex electoral system. (AP PHOTO)
EU vote counting took almost six days in Ireland due to the country's complex electoral system. (AP PHOTO)

Ireland's two main coalition parties, Fine Gael and Fianna Fail, have each won four of the 14 seats contested for the European Parliament after a marathon election count, with the main opposition Sinn Fein trailing both on two seats.

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