Monaghan Cathaoirleach describes Fianna Fáil’s election campaign as “an unmitigated disaster”

Seamus Coyle has described Fianna Fáil’s election result as “an unmitigated disaster”.

The Ballybay-Clones Councillor says the party failed to grasp the mood for change within the electorate.

Speaking to Northern Sound News he said Fianna Fáil needs to “have a look at itself and what its future role is”.

The party retained its two seats in Cavan-Monaghan earlier this month but it lost a number of high profile TDs around the country and finds itself tied with Sinn Féin as the largest party in the Dáil.

Councillor Coyle says Fianna Fáil has a lot of work to do: