Search for Limerick’s All Time Great: Results of the first round of voting

Alan Owens

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Limerick’s All Time Great: Results of first round of voting

Limerick’s All Time Great: Results of first round of voting

THE first round of voting has taken place in the search to find Limerick’s All Time Great and the results are in.

There were eight polls featuring 16 contestants who were selected from hundreds of nominations and the first round of voting has thrown up some interesting results.

After thousands of votes were cast, the results are as follows:

POLL: Limerick’s All Time Great - Anthony Foley and Richard Harris

RESULT: Richard Harris took 61% of the vote to Anthony Foley’s 39%

POLL: Limerick’s All Time Great - Dolores O’Riordan and Catherine Hayes

RESULT: Dolores O’Riordan won a whopping 97% of the vote to Catherine Hayes’ 3%

POLL: Limerick’s All Time Great - Vicky Phelan and Donogh O’Malley

RESULT: Vicky Phelan won a close battle with 51% to Donogh O’Malley’s 49%

POLL: Limerick’s All Time Great - Andy Lee and Celia Holman Lee

RESULT: It was a 91% win for boxer Andy over style queen Celia

POLL: Limerick’s All Time Great - John Kiely and Jim Kemmy

RESULT: All-Ireland winning coach Kiely beat legendary TD Kemmy with 58% of the vote

POLL: Limerick’s All Time Great - Mick Mackey and Ruth Negga

RESULT: An 82% win for legendary hurler Mick Mackey over the Hollywood film actress

POLL: Limerick’s All Time Great - Blindboy Boat Club and Michael Hogan, Bard of Thomond

RESULT: A lyrical 52% to 48% win for the Rubberbandit Blindboy over the poet from Thomond

POLL: Limerick’s All Time Great - Paul O’Connell and Terry Wogan

RESULT: A big win for the Munster and Irish rugby hero with 71% of the vote over iconic broadcaster Wogan

So what happens now?

We will do a draw for the remaining eight greats this week and four new polls will take place to determine a final four and Limerick’s All Time Great.

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