McGuinness reelected on first count at Midlands NW Euro count

Mairead Mc Guinness is the first MEP to be elected in the Midlands/North West constituency and in Ireland.

The returning Fine Gael MEP was elected on the first count and topped the poll in the 4 seater constituency.

Counting continues through the day in Castlebar.

Speaking from the count centre in Castlebar, former Independent MEP, Marian Harkin, gave her reaction to the result and a breakdown of the current situation for the other candidates.