Michael D. Higgins expected to be Ireland’s 9th President

Michael D. Higgins is accepting that he may win the election on the first count.

That will come some time this evening - and the Labour candidate is expected to have a comfortable lead over Independent Sean Gallagher.

Speaking to Galway Bay FM, Micheal D. says he is quietly confident of finishing in first place:

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