Brian Lenihan of Fianna Fáil tops the poll in Dublin West, and becomes the first candidate elected by electronic voting in Ireland.

'Election 2002' presenter John Bowman and journalist Vincent Browne are discussing the implications of electronic voting as the first result from an electronic count is about to be announced.

At 2.05am, the result in Dublin West is declared. Brian Lenihan of Fianna Fáil tops the poll, and in doing so becomes the first candidate elected by electronic voting in Ireland. Joan Burton of Labour wins back the seat she lost in 1997. Joe Higgins of the Socialist Party takes the third seat.

Shortly afterwards, Brian Lenihan offers a candidate's opinion of the electronic count.