The Laois local election count has resumed in Portlaoise following long day of sorting and tallies on Saturday.
Returning Officer Donal Brennan welcomed people back at 9:30 on Sunday morning.
He said the doors of the centre were sealed shut overnight and gardaí were on duty to ensure no interference with the building.
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