Anne Sweeney ‘withdraws’ from Donegal SW by-election

Indpendent candidate Anne Sweeney has effectively withdrawn from the Donegal South West By-election calling on the public to stay at home in protest on Thursday.

Ms Sweeney made the announcement today citing the developments of the last few days for her decision.

While Ms Sweeney's name will still appear on the ballot paper she is calling on her supporters to boycott the election: