WATCH: Eighth count in Laois Offaly constituency sees Barry Cowen elected

A second Laois Offaly TD has been elected on the eighth count.

Fianna Fáil's Barry Cowen, brother of former Taoiseach Brian Cowen has been elected.

Watch the full count and the Fianna Fáil celebrations afterward.

The counting now continues to fill the remaining three seats for the constituency.

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