A Donegal Independent TD says the only way to resolve the post office crisis is to get Fine Gael and Fianna Fail out of government.
Killybegs-based TD Thomas Pringle was at the Oireachtas Communications Committee meeting this week and said it was ironic to see Fianna Fail criticise Fine Gael on this issue.
An agreement on early voluntary redundancies will see nearly 160 post offices close around the country including 27 here in the North West.
Further local protests are being planned on the issue currently in county Donegal including at Gweedore and Bunbeg post offices.
But Thomas Pringle says an election this side of Christmas could sort the issue out: