Michael Martin predicts Donegal will elect two Fianna Fail TD’s

Fianna Fail Michael Martin has defended his decision not to visit Donegal during the election campaign  stating he simply didn't have time.

Donegal's constituencies are two of just a handful that the new Fianna Fail leader did not canvas.

He said it was agreed that, given her senior status in the party, Tanaiste Mary Coughlan would look after the area.

Speaking to Highland Radio News Mr Martin also expressed his confidence that the party would return two TD's in Donegal: