Brady retains Granard MD seat after sixth count

Liam Cosgrove

Reporter:

Liam Cosgrove

Email:

liam.cosgrove@longfordleader.ie

Longford local elections latest: Marathon in prospect as counting adjourned until 10.30am on Sunday ; no first count declaration  for any area and none of 18 seats filled

A beaming Paraic Brady proudly holds his son Paraic Jnr and daughter Ellie after his election triumph is confirmed

Paraic Brady is the third candidate in Granard to win a seat at local authority level.

The Fine Gael councillor comfortably held onto his seat, joining party running mate Micheal Carrigy and Turlough 'Pott' McGovern after they were elected last night.

Granard Local Electoral Area: Count Six

Brady, Paraic (FG) +182 1235
Maguire, Mark (SF) +30 486
Murphy, Joe (FF) +72 924
Murtagh, Garry (FG) +30 942
Reilly PJ (FF) +51 1,008


Paraic Brady elected. His 136 surplus votes being distributed.