Pearse Doherty criticises Government over second referendum comments‎

Sinn Féin says it's clear the government could ask the electorate to vote a second time on the Fiscal Treaty - if it's rejected later this month.

Yesterday, Jobs Minister Richard Bruton was forced to retract comments he made suggesting this may be the case.

In a statement last night Minister Bruton said he dealt badly with a question during a debate on Today FM and may have caused confusion.

The Taoiseach last night clarified that no second vote would be held, but Sinn Féin's Pearse Doherty says Minister Bruton's comments are unacceptable:

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