Tense wait for Irish by-election result
The Irish government's majority in the Dublin parliament could be reduced to just two seats on Friday, when votes are counted in a County Donegal by-election.
The poll was held 24 hours after the government revealed a drastic four-year austerity package.
The ruling Fianna Fail party is defending the vacant seat, but opinion polls suggest it may lose it to Sinn Fein.
The BBC's Mark Simpson reports.
26 Nov 2010
- From the section Europe