VIDEO: Martin McGuinness takes the Ice bucket challenge

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Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has taken the Ice Bucket Challenge - declaring at the start of his video that he ‘needs his head examined’.

Sitting in his garden with his fishing rod, his faithful dog Buttons and three of his grandchildren - Mr McGuinness says he wants to thank Gary Lightbody, Stephen Nolan and “a plethora of others” for his nomination.

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

He goes on to nominate Joe Brolly and Barry McElduff for the challenge.