Ireland general election: second vote likely after inconclusive result – live
- Fine Gael and Labour support slumps
- Independents, Fianna Fáil and #Sinn Féin gain
- Hung parliament may spark fresh vote
- 2m voters give verdict on austerity
Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald looks set to be elected in the Dublin Central after topping the poll there with 5,770 votes.
RTE’s Justin McCarthy tweets a comment by Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald, who is also also justice and equality minister.