|Author (Corporate)||Cardiff EDC|
|Publication Date||May 2019|
Reports, analyses and information on the electoral campaign and the aftermath of the European Parliament election held in Ireland on 24 May 2019.
Climate change and the potential for an EU army were growing issues during the Irish electoral campaign.
According to estimated results, governing Fine Gael party became the strongest force with 29, 59%. Conservative Fianna Fáil had 16,55%, left-wing nationalist Sinn Féin (SF) had 11, 68% just ahead of the Green party with 11,37%, while the Independents took 23,92% of the vote.
Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada sought a recount of votes in the Ireland South constituency as she was just over 300 votes behind the Greens' Senator, Grace O'Sullivan.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||European Parliament Elections|
|Keywords||2019 EP election
|Countries / Regions||Ireland|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|