That was the reaction of supporters when Sinn Fein’s Martin Kenny became the first TD elected in the Sligo/Leitrim constituency last night, topping the poll.
Deputy Kenny succeeded on the first count with 15,035 first preference votes; the quota is 12,137
Speaking to OceanFM at the constituency count centre in the Sligo Park Hotel, Martin Kenny tells Niall Delaney that he believes ‘it’s a vote for change.’
LIVE coverage by OceanFM resumes from 9am at the Sligo/Leitrim Constituency count centre in the Sligo Park Hotel.
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