Sinn Féin Councillor John Sheamuis Ó Fearraigh elected on eighth count

There were scenes of great jubilation at the Highlands Hotel in Glenties with the election of Sinn Féin's John Sheamuis Ó Fearraigh being elected. 

Cllr Ó Fearraigh was elected on the eighth count. 

There are four seats left to be filled 5 candidates. 

Micheál Choilm MacGiolla Easbuig topped the poll earlier and took the first seat. 

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