Letterkenny Labour candidate Jimmy Harte has called on Fianna Fail Deputy Dr Jim McDaid to stop talking "out of both sides of his mouth".
Dr McDaid, who has called for a general election in October, voted against a Fianna Gael motions seeking to move the writs for three by-elections, including Donegal South-West.
Cllr Jimmy Harte has called on Deputy McDaid to stop saying one thing in Donegal and going against his word in Dublin:
Explaining his comments, Deputy Jim McDaid, said there is no sense in having by-elections that will inevitably result in a general election.
He said the by-elections would be a waste of time, and the Government should just call a general election: