Galway West: Michael D tops the poll while Casey finishes second

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Incumbent president Michael D Higgins topped the poll in Galway West with 29,612 votes (62.4%).

Peter Casey fell into second place with a hefty 10,821 first preference vote (22.8%).

In behind Casey coming in third was Joan Freeman with 2,445 votes (5.1%).

Sinn Féin’s Líadh Ni Riada finished in a disappointing fourth place with 2,161 votes (4.6%).

Sean Gallagher was next in 5th place with a vote tally of 1,783 (3.8%).

Finally in keeping with the theme of the day so far, Gavin Duffy finished in last place with merely 661 votes  (1.4%).

The total votes cast in the Galway West constituency was 47,482.