Martin is currently a Councillor on Donegal County Council.
- Contested Local elections in 2004 and 1999
- Selected as a Labour Party candidate for 2009 Local Elections
- Elected to Donegal County Council, June 2009
- Elected Deputy Mayor, June 2012
- Transport Committee.
- Inishowen Electoral Area
- Vice Chair of Donegal Educate Together
- Member of board of management of Moville Community College and Crana College,Buncrana.
- Member of the NorthWest Region Cross-border Group.
- married, two sons and on daughter