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Published on September 27th, 2014 | by

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Independent candidate in the forthcoming by-election Denis O’Brien has withdrawn from the race.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 .


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