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The tally numbers on Sunday morning made for interesting reading as they came in - the swell of support for Sinn Féin's Rose Conway-Walsh was clear to see from early on when the Castlebar boxes were opened. The tallies divided the county in six different areas for the sake of the counting, Castlebar, Ballina, Westport, Belmullet, Claremorris and Swinford.
It has been a long building process for the newly elected Rose Conway-Walsh to become Mayo's first Sinn Féin Dáil deputy since the 1920s.
As soon as the early boxes were opened at the Mayo General Election count at the TF Royal Theatre last Sunday in Castlebar, it was clear there was about to be a big change in the political landscape in Mayo.
Every area tells it's own story when it comes to an election - we took a look at where the votes went across the different areas that the county was broken up to and the tally results.
Tomorrow is the day the people of Mayo go to the polls with 15 candidates vying for their number one votes and four seats up for grabs, while a smaller hamlet in the south of the county will be voting in the Galway West constituency.
Mayo Sinn Féin Senator Rose Conway-Walsh has welcomed the calling of the General Election for Saturday, February 8, saying now is the time for Mayo people to vote for the change that’s needed to give workers and families a break in the county.
Responding to the announcement of a review of the local property tax, Sinn Féin Mayo senator and finance committee member Rose Conway Walsh criticised the failure of the tax to deliver any real improvements to services in Mayo and rural Ireland.
The number of elected members of Mayo County Council went back up to 30 this week after the co-option of Sinn Fein's Teresa Whelan to the council to replace Senator Rose Conway Walsh. This was the second co-option to the council after this year Oireachtas elections, following the co-option of Cllr Martin McLoughlin to replace Fianna Fáil's Dep Lisa Chambers in the Spring.