Pearse Doherty hopeful of border poll in near future

pearsedoSinn Fein's Finance Spokesperson says he's hopeful a border poll will be conducted in Ireland within the lifetime of the next Dail.

The Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle will meet in Roscommon later this morning.

Discussions will centre around the upcoming budget, the social housing crisis, and the campaign against water charges.

The results of the Scottish referendum and unionist threats to the institutions in the north will also feature heavily.

Pearse Doherty has been reacting to the outcome and talking about its impact on Ireland.