Mac Lochlainn says anti-Mc Guinness rhetoric is “hypocritical and partitionist

A Donegal TD says people who welcomed Martin McGuinness' appointment as Deputy First Minister for Northern Ireland should embrace his bid for the Presidency.

Martin McGuinness came third in the latest Sunday Business Post opinion poll  - with 16 percent support.

David Norris is favourite to win on 21 per cent, while Labour's Michael D Higgins is in second place on 18 per cent.

Sinn Fein TD for Donegal North East - Padraig McLaughlin - says the anti -McGuinness rhetoric is hypocritical and partitionist............