Longford Westmeath

Number of seats: 4

A new constituency. Willie Penrose (Lab) certain. Mary O'Rourke (FF) likely to regain the seat she lost in 2002 and Peter Kelly (FF) likely to retain his. Donie Cassidy (FF) in trouble. Mae Sexton (PD) certain to lose out.


Prediction: FF 2; FG 1; Lab 1.

Best candidate: Mary O'Rourke (FF)

Weakest link: Mae Sexton (PD)

In the long grass: Donie Cassidy (FF)