A number of eager General Election candidates have had to take down their posters after jumping the gun on the start of the campaign.
It was widely expected the Taoiseach would call the election this afternoon so several candidates began putting up their posters last night.
However, it now seems clear Enda Kenny will not seek to
Several would-be TD's have taken down posters this morning.
Under litter laws those running for office cannot put their posters up until the polling order has been made.