Libertas’s Ganley concedes defeat in Irish contest

Check on ballot papers widens the margin of defeat for anti-Lisbon treaty campaigner.

Declan Ganley, the leader of Libertas who has led a campaign against the Lisbon treaty, has bowed out of politics having failed to win a seat in the European Parliament in Ireland. He said he would not campaign against the treaty in a second referendum later this year and that “the future of Libertas is a matter for others”.

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