Thousands of polling cards scrapped after wrong time was printed

It's emerged that thousands of polling cards which has been printed for next Thursday's Donegal South West by-election have had to be scrapped, because the polling times listed on them were wrong.

Polling on November 25th is between 7am and 10pm, but the cards which have been printed said 7.30 to 10.30.

A spokesperson for the returning officer said printing the cards is a matter for Donegal County Council. So far, the council has not issued any statement.