First elected to office in 2000, Martin is married to Denise and they have five children. Since being elected to public office, a project which has been ongoing for the past 40 years has been brought to completion; namely the highly anticipated Sunvalley Swimming Pool facility.
Martin is a hard-working man and is focused on continuing to access funding for improvements in road networks and also maintenance of essential services in the area. Furthermore he is constantly available to locals to assist with social housing issues.
An all rounder, Michael is a member of the ST Sean McCummaills GAA Club, and Ballybofey Soccer club.