Published on September 27th, 2014 | by BoyleToday.com
O’Brien withdraws from election race
Independent candidate in the forthcoming by-election Denis O’Brien has withdrawn from the race.
There will now be ten candidates – nine men and one woman – in the by-election to fill MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s Dáil seat.
Mr O’Brien became the 11th candidate in the race when he lodged his nomination papers.
Candidates had a 24-hour period after the close of nominations to withdraw their nominations .