A recent opinion poll for the European elections shows that Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy is leading the way in the Midlands Northwest constituency.

On Tuesday and Wednesday last week 500 voters were polled in each constituency.

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy is on 19%, Independent Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is on 15%, Fine Gael’s Mairead McGuinness is on 13%, and sitting Independent Marian Harkin is on 12%.

Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallagher, Fianna Fáil, has 10%, with his running mate Thomas Byrne on 9%.

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