The latest news on the Irish General Election
Outed Green Party cabinet ministers John Gormley, Eamon Ryan and former junior minister Ciaran Cuffe and Mary White also qualify for severance payments but Gormley and Ryan will give their money to the Green Party and other charities.
Micheal Martin, who surrendered his own entitled during the election campaign, has confirmed that former Fianna Fail ministers who held their seats won’t take severance payments.
Here’s a barometer of the Fianna Fail collapse – there are now no TDs from the Republican party in Meath, Tipperary, Sligo, Kerry, Leitrim or Roscommon.
Brian Lenihan is the only Fianna Fail TD in any of the 12 Dublin constituencies and 47 seats – and there won’t be one female TD from Fianna Fail in the new Dail.
Leader Micheal Martin faces a major battle to rebuild the Fianna Fail brand after its first preference vote more than halved, down to just 17.4%.
Fianna Fáil suffered a number of high profile casualties including Mary Coughlan, Mary O’Rourke, Mary Hanafin, Sean Haughey, Barry Andrews, John O’Donoghue and Conor Lenihan.
The 2011 General Election returned a record number of 23 female TDs and that number could rise when the final counts conclude on Tuesday.
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