Another ward has been decided in the elections to the new Derry & Strabane council.

Counting in the Foyleside ward was wrapped up this morning at Templemore Sports Complex.

The SDLP’s John Boyle topped the poll with 1,132 first preference votes.

Not too far behind was independent candidate Darren O’Reilly on 1,091 first preference votes.

Sinn’s Fein’s Eric McGinley and Mickey Cooper also claimed seats in the ward.

The final seat went to the SDLP’s Shauna Cusack (pictured above with John Boyle).

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