National Overview of Party Success in Local Elections

49 seats have been filled in the local elections – with 900 more to go.

Almost 2,000 candidates are currently watching the results roll in across 166 local electoral areas.

The state of the parties so far shows Fianna Fail with 21 seats – Fine Gael with 10 – The Green party has 8 – Labour has taken 3 – the Social Democrats and Sinn Fein both have 1 – and Independents have 5.