Results of the 12th and final count results are in, Breen and Carey both elected without reaching the quota.
Breen (FG) +1,796 10,088
Carey (FG) +1,984 9,915
McDonagh (FF) +833 7,762
McDonagh was excluded as the lowest remaining candidate.
Clare has returned two FG candidates (Breen and Carey), one FF (Timmy Dooley) and one independent (Michael Harty). The FG success comes about due to vote management as they actually took approximately 26% of the vote compared to FF’s 31%.