The Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe has become the first MEP elected in the Dublin constituency.
Cuffe topped the poll last night, securing over 63,000 first preference votes but was roughly 8,000 shy of the quota.
Transfers were slow to come his way on Monday but just after 20.30, he was announced as Dublin's first MEP in this election after the 13th count.
And so we have it. Count 13 here in the RDS and Ciaran Cuffe has been elected! pic.twitter.com/AgjXQ08xp5
— Shane Beatty (@ShaneBeattyNews) May 27, 2019
Cuffe's election continues the remarkable momentum the Green Party have witnessed in recent days.
The party has picked up 48 local council seats so far with counting still going on in a number of constituencies in what party leader Eamon Ryan described as a 'Green Wave'.