Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to begin ‘detailed’ talks
Matching statements about ‘enormous challenges’ including Covid-19 indicate that the parties’ ‘go-slow’ is over
And they’re off... No, not the horses in Cheltenham but the long-awaited talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil about forming a government.
After a second meeting between Taoiseach Leo Varakar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil released identical statements to announce the start of “detailed talks”.
The coronavirus got a mention as a key factor, with both parties describing it as one of the “enormous challenges” faced by the ...