Archive for May 26th, 2019

Cllr Sam Locke is hoisted aloft after winning the seventh and final seat in Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sam Locke Takes Final Seat To Complete Set Of Seven

May 26, 2019 at 6:56 pm 1 comment

SITTING councillor Sam Locke has retained his seat on to complete the make up of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. After the 13th count, the independent councillor received enough transfers (105) from the  surplus of Pa Daly, Jim Finucane and Mikey Sheehy to win the seat. Anne Marie Fuller […]

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Cllr Pa Daly after his election this evening.

End Is In Sight As Pa Daly Elected On The 12th Count

May 26, 2019 at 6:31 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’RE nearly there. Shortly  the councillors that will make up the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council next month will be confirmed but it’s all over bar the shouting. After the 12th count, Cllr Pa Daly of Sinn Féin retained his seat after getting enough transfers from his eliminated […]

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Mikey Sheehy is hoisted aloft on his election. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sheehy And Finucane Elected On The Eleventh Count

May 26, 2019 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be a new face in the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council next month as Fianna Fáil’s Mikey Sheehy has been elected after the 11th count at the John Mitchels GAA Complex this evening. He was joined by Cllr Jim Finucane of Fine Gael (who incidentally is married […]

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The Result Of The Ninth Count In Tralee Electoral Area

The Result Of The Ninth Count In Tralee Electoral Area

May 26, 2019 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ninth count has seen little change to proceedings  fill the remaining seats in the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. With four seats to fill, the wait goes on for Mikey Sheehy, Jim Finucane and Pa Daly who are likely to be elected, with sitting councillor Sam Locke […]

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Here’s The Result Of The Eighth Count In Tralee Electoral Area

Here’s The Result Of The Eighth Count In Tralee Electoral Area

May 26, 2019 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR seats remain to be filled in the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council and we’re that little bit closer after the eighth count for the Tralee Electoral Area was announced earlier. Cllr O’Brien, Cllrs Norma Foley and Toireasa Ferris are the candidates elected so far and the wait goes […]

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Cllr Terry O'Brien with children Mark and Mille, wife Teresa and mother Mary. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Terry O’Brien Delighted To Be Re-Elected To Kerry County Council

May 26, 2019 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

LABOUR councillor Terry O’Brien was delighted to be re-elected to the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, after the result of the seventh count for the Tralee Electoral Area put him over the quota. Just four seats remain to be filled as  Cllr O’Brien joined Cllrs Norma Foley and […]

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The Wait Goes On As Sixth Count Fails To See Another Candidate Elected

The Wait Goes On As Sixth Count Fails To See Another Candidate Elected

May 26, 2019 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’RE still waiting for the next candidate to be elected to Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, after the result of the sixth count for the Tralee Electoral Area failed to put Cllr Terry O’Brien over the quota. Five seats remain to be filled after Cllrs Norma Foley and […]

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Here’s The Result Of The Fifth Count In The Tralee Electoral Area

Here’s The Result Of The Fifth Count In The Tralee Electoral Area

May 26, 2019 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

CLLR Terry O’Brien is within touching distance of being re-elected to Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, after the result of the fifth count for the Tralee Electoral Area was announced this afternoon. Five seats remain to be filled after Cllrs Norma Foley and Toireasa Ferris were re-elected earlier. […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris with husband Pa Kelly and parents Marie and Martin after she was re-elected to Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mixed Emotions For Toiréasa Ferris As She Retains Her Seat After Fourth Count

May 26, 2019 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

CLLR Toireasa Ferris has retained her seat in the Tralee Municipal District after the result of the fourth count for the Tralee Electoral Area was announced this afternoon. The 36 votes she received put the Sinn Féin councillor over the quota of 1,625 by 11 votes (see full result below). Speaking […]

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Here’s The Result Of The Third Count In The Tralee Electoral Area

Here’s The Result Of The Third Count In The Tralee Electoral Area

May 26, 2019 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THE third count result has been announced for the Tralee Electoral Area, and again it didn’t bring anyone above the quota to be elected. The third count at the John Mitchels GAA Complex, saw the votes of the two lowest candidates — Denis O’Reilly and Yvonne Dineen who have been […]

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The Second Count Result For Tralee Is In…

The Second Count Result For Tralee Is In…

May 26, 2019 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE second count result has been announced for the Tralee Electoral Area, but didn’t bring anyone above the quota to be elected. The two lowest candidates — Denis O’Reilly and Yvonne Dineen are now eliminated and their votes will be distributed. The second count saw Norma Foley’s surplus of 481 […]

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Cllr Norma Foley is congratulated by her mother Hannah after the announcement of her reelection. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘I’m Utterly Stunned’ — Cllr Norma Foley Elected On First Count

May 26, 2019 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

CLLR Norma Foley said she was stunned and grateful after being re-elected to the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on the first count at the John Mitchels GAA Complex on Sunday morning. The current Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council garnered 2,106 first preference votes and exceeded the quota […]

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