Dublin West has it's first Green TD!
The green party managed to beat out Ruth Coppinger and Joan Burton for the final seat in Dublin West. With 8,260 people putting their faith in the two term Councillor, it was in the sixth count when it was declared.
In a post on his website, Roderic O'Gorman said "Thank you to all of the 8,260 people who put their faith in my and elected me as their TD. It’s a fantastic honour to represent the people of Dublin West. Thank you to everyone I met during the campaign, and most of all thank you to my amazing Team!"