Red C poll suggests Sinn Fein to comfortably win byelection

A new opinion poll shows Sinn Féin on course to win the Donegal South West By-Election.

The RED C survey for 'Paddy Power' shows Senator Pearse Doherty on 40 per cent of first preference votes.

Fianna Fáil's Brian  O'Domhnaill polls less than half that on 19 per cent.

Fine Gael's Barry O'Neill polls third on 15 per cent, with 14 per cent for Labour's Frank McBrearty Junior.