*Cllr Roisin Garvey (GP) talks to The Clare Echo Editor, Stuart Holly. Photograph: Joe Buckley Warm embraces were shared between Cllr Róisín Garvey (GP) and various members of her campaign team after she was finally eliminated at a quarter past one on Monday in sixth place.
*Caimin Jones at the Count Centre in The Falls Hotel. Photograph: John Mangan Founder of Clare FM and ex RTÉ broadcaster, Caimin Jones believed the 2020 General Election was the most remarkable since 1992.
*Violet-Anne Wynne arrives at the Count Centre. Photograph: John Mangan Cameras, crews and onlookers surrounded Violet Anne Wynne as the tenth count was announced and she was the second candidate to reach the quota, it was a situation that wasn’t predicted by many.
*Cllr Mary Howard (FG) and James Breen. Photograph: John Mangan Former Independent TD and retired Clare councillor James Breen admits the rise of Violet-Anne Wynne (SF) has shocked political followers in the county.
*Joe Melody. Secretary of Clare Fine Gael, Joe Melody has described the 2020 General Election as ‘the election of change’.
*Joe Carey is elected on the tenth count of GE2020. Photograph: Joe Buckley More tears were evident in the Carey camp than anywhere else on Monday as Joe’s was arguably the most dramatic story of the election.
*Photograph: Joe Buckley Clare has elected its four TDs to the thirty second Dáil following a twenty one hour count at The Falls Hotel on Sunday and Monday.
We’re live from The Falls Hotel bringing you the latest updates on #GE2020 in Clare, fifteen candidates are battling it out to represent Clare in the thirty third Dáil.
*Violet-Anne Wynne. Photograph: Martin Connolly Sinn Féin are riding high in the national opinion polls, Violet-Anne Wynne (SF) is hopeful such sentiment will become a reality when the Clare electorate head to polling booths this weekend.
They’re late out of the traps but Sinn Féin are determined to make up for lost ground.