Judgement in by-election court challenge brought forward

The Judgement on Sinn Fein Senator Pearse Doherty's legal challenge in relation to the failure by government to hold the Donegal South West by-election has been brought forward.

The decision was due to be announced next Friday but the parties involved have now been told that the outcome of the challenge will be known tomorrow.

Senator Doherty says he is not reading into the early judgement one way or the other:

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