Outgoing Irish coalition wins vote but without majority: Final results

Prime Minister Enda Kenny`s outgoing coalition came first in Ireland`s general election but fell far short of a governing majority, final results showed on Thursday, after a vote marked by anger against austerity.

Leinster: Prime Minister Enda Kenny`s outgoing coalition came first in Ireland`s general election but fell far short of a governing majority, final results showed on Thursday, after a vote marked by anger against austerity.

Kenny`s Fine Gael party won 50 out of 158 parliamentary seats, followed by Fianna Fail with 44 seats and anti-austerity Sinn Fein with 23 seats.

Fine Gael`s Labour partner in the outgoing coalition won just seven seats.