Spring date for by-election too little too late – Senator Doherty

Senator Pearse Doherty says a date of Spring next year is still too late for the Donegal South-West by-election to be held.

The Government says voters in Donegal South-West, Dublin South and Waterford will go to the polls early next year.

This after Fine Gael failed in it's efforts yesterday evening to have the by-election writs moved losing each vote by 81 to 77.

Donegal Senator Pearse Doherty, says next Spring would still be too little too late:

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