Tallies show Laois-based Sinn Féin General Election candidate leads way on Offaly side of Laois Offaly

Conor Ganly

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Count in Laois Offaly

Latest tally figures from the Laois Offaly count in Portlaoise show Sinn Féin's Brian Stanley well out in front with nearly 20% of first preference votes.

The tally, which is skewed in Offaly direction, shows Barry Cowen coming in second at nearly 15% of the vote. 

Mr Stanley first won a seat in Laois Offaly in 2011 displacing Fianna Fáil TD John Moloney.