General Election 2017

Counting under way in Omagh for EU referendum

Counting in Omagh underway.

Counting in Omagh underway.

Counting is under way in Omagh Leisure Complex for the EU referendum after polls closed at 10pm.

Ballots from West Tyrone and Fermanagh and South Tyrone are being counted in Omagh.


West Tyrone will be counted first, with the completion time expected at around 1am. Counting for Fermanagh and South Tyrone should be completed by 3.30am.

There are mixed reports of turnout figures across the local area.

In the border area of Aughnacloy, a turnout of 67.5% was recorded at 9pm.

In West Tyrone, the turnout from three ballot boxes at Cooley Primary School in Mid Tyrone at 9pm was 57.7%. Up the road in Carrickmore, turnout at 9pm was 60.7%. 

The overall turnout for both constituencies should be known at around 11.30pm.

Follow live updates through the night from reporter Ryan McAleer on Twitter.


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