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Gallery: Ireland reacts as David Norris ends his campaign

The announcement sparked strong feelings on Twitter – and not everybody was disappointed.

Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

INDEPENDENT SENATOR DAVID Norris this afternoon ended his campaign for the presidency after a series of controversies.

News of the statement, delivered from outside his home in Dublin, sparked strong reactions on Twitter. Many users were upset at his withdrawal – but some insisted he had done the right thing.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the news:

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Read more: David Norris calls a halt to presidential campaign >

Read David Norris’ withdrawal statement in full >

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