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Former Tánaiste Michael McDowell is to be part of a Kerry local election candidate’s legal challenge.

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Former Fianna Fail Senator Dan Kiely who ran as an independent lost out by two votes for a seat on the council and is taking the challenge to a decision not to allow him view spoiled votes.

The case has the potential to impact on election law.

The case in which barrister Liz Murphy and solicitor Paul O’Donoghue will also represent Mr Kiely is due before the Supreme Court in October.