Declan Bree - PHOTO Matt Britton
There is a definite buzz of anticipation as 19 candidates have been whittled down to six.
Independent candidate Declan Bree was eliminated in the 13th count.
One seat has been filled by Martin Kenny (SF) who topped the poll and was elected on the first count.
Five candidates remain in the running for the remaining three seats.
Marian Harkin (Ind) on 10,834
Marc MacSharry (FF) on 9,300
Eamon Scanlon (FF) on 8,193
Frank Feighan (FG) on 6,952
Thomas Walsh (FG) on 5,733