Dr McDaid is “mini-mouse” in Dublin and “might-mouse” in Donegal – Cllr Harte

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:

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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:

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