Number of seats: 3
Former Fine Gael minister, Michael Lowry (Ind) certain, thereafter uncertain. It is likely Fianna Fail will lose a seat here to Kathleen O'Meara (Lab) but whether the loser is former minister Michael Smith or new TD Máire Hoctor is uncertain.
Prediction: FF 1; Lab 1; Ind 1.
Best candidate: Kathleen O'Meara (Lab0
Weakest link: Michael Smith (FF)
In the long grass: Kathleen O'Meara (Lab)