Hours after hundreds of President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the US Capitol, Congress has formally certified Democrat Joe Biden's election victory.
Immediately after the certification, the White House released a statement from Donald Trump in which he pledged an "orderly transition" on 20 January when the man with close connections to county Mayo, JoeBiden will be sworn into office.
Congress had resumed its work certifying Mr Biden's Electoral College win late yesterday after the chaotic scenes on Capitol Hill, with debate stretching into the early hours this morning.
Vice President Mike Pence, in declaring the final vote totals behind Mr Biden's victory, said this "shall be deemed a sufficient declaration of the persons elected president and vice president of the United States".
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will take office alongside Mr Biden on 20 January.
4 people died following yesterday’s attack on the Capitol building.