Fine Gael and Labour picked up two seats each as Green leader John Gormley lost out.

Lucinda Creighton and Ruairí Quinn had to wait intil the sixth count before they were elected.

First-time candidate Eoghan Murphy of Fine Gael was elected on the ninth count.

Kevin Humphreys of Labour took the final seat.

John Gormley polled 2,370 votes and was eliminated early on and lost the seat he has held since 1997.