The Glenties Electoral Area count has concluded with Independent Michael Colm Mac Giolla Easpaig elected to Donegal County Council. Fianna Fail's Enda Bonner returns to Lifford having lost his seat in 2009, while Fine Gael's Terence Slowey retains his seat after a tense battle with Fianna Fail's Ian Molloy for the final seat.
Glenties Update - Ninth count sees John Sheamuis O'Fearraigh elected to Donegal County Council, with the elimination of Labour's Seamus Rogers now set to determine the destination of final seats.
Fifth count completed, Marie Therese Gallagher elected, Hugh Mc Giolla Bhride of Fianna Fail eliminated, his 567 votes are now being distributed.
Second count completed, no material difference, Seamus O'Domhnaill's votes now being distributed.
Glenties area councillor Seamus O'Domhnaill is returning to Lifford after topping the poll and exceeding the quota of 1843 on the first count. Joe Mc Carron of DDI has been eliminated.
The full first count was as follows.
Enda Bonner FF 1244
Brian Carr Ind 550
John Curran FG 504
Padraig Doherty Ind 650
Marie Therese Gallagher SF 1754
Hughie Mac Giolla Bhride FF 546
Michael Mac Giolla Easpaig Ind 1106
Joe Mc Carron DDI 146 Eliminated
Michael Mc Clafferty Ind 721
Ian Molloy FF 895
Seamus O'Domhnaill FF 1889 Elected
John Sheamais O'Fearraigh SF 1227
Seamus Rogers Lab 742
Terence Slowey FG 925