Voter turnout remains just under 12% across the Shannonside region – 12.15 pm


Voting was brisk earlier at the boxes at St Josephs in Longford town and the average turnout there at 11 o’ clock was almost 7%.

Voting at one of the Booths in the Teagsac office in Longford town was at 10%, in the last hour, while the others had an average of 8 to 9%.

Balinalee voting was at 10% at 11am.

In Edgeworthstown 11% at the moment is reported

In Leitrim, voting in Mohill was put at 11% in the last ten minutes, while in Annaduff it’s at about 12% right now.

In Dromod, turnout is at 13.5 % in the last few minutes,

Voting in Roscommon is also steady 11% at Castlrea at half past eleven.
Voting is underway in local and European elections and the Referendum across the Shannonside region. Polls opened at 7am this morning.

A snapshot of boxes in county Leitrim this morning shows:
Box 1 – 14/398
Box 2 – 22/485
Box 1 – 30/600
Box 2 – 24/565
Box 3 – 26/500
Leitrim village
Box 1 – 39/408
Box 2 – 20/414
There’s been an average of just 8% in Drumshanbo.

In Longford, there’s a turnout of 6.7 per cent reported across the six booths in St Joseph’s in Longford from half past ten.

A turnout of 10% is recorded for one of the three booths at the Teagasc office in Longford town, and two others at St Michael’s road recorded an average of 7-8% per cent.

The turnout in Ballymahon and Kenagh earlier this morning around half past nine was between six and seven per cent.

In Roscommon, earlier this morning (8:30am) turnout in the Boyle and Ballaghaderreen areas is at 2% – Athlone area boxes are averaging at 3.5%, turnout is at 4% in Roscommon.