Pearse Doherty believes Padraig Mac Lochlainn can hang on to take last seat


As Padraig Mac Lochlainn waits to see if he will be returned to Dail Eireann, his party colleague Deputy Pearse Doherty says he believes a strong transfer within the party will see him through.

It looks as though the last count will see a battle between Deputy Mac Lochlainn and Deputy Thomas Pringle for the fifth and final seat.

Deputy Pringle is well ahead at present, but Pearse Doherty says coming counts will be crucial.....