Clare’s Michael McNamara Poised To Secure European Parliament Seat

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Clare’s Michael McNamara looks on course to secure a European Parliament seat.

The Scariff Independent TD is currently lying in third place in the Ireland South Constituency after receiving 56,339 first preference votes – with Fianna Fáil’s Cynthia Ní Mhurchú behind him at 55,209.

Former GAA president, Fine Gael’s Seán Kelly, became the first European candidate in Ireland to get across the line last night as he exceeded the quota of 114,761 by over 8,000 votes.


Reporter Jamie O’Hara, who’s in the count centre at Nemo in Cork, has been telling Clare FM’s Seán Lyons that while the transfers seem unpredictable, the top five is unlikely to change.

You can listen to the full interview here: