Fine Gael ministers face axe as grand coalition talks resume
Leo Varadkar will have to jettison several ministers if the party agrees to a coalition with Fianna Fáil
The government action to address the coronavirus pandemic has achieved the near-impossible: for now, it has contained the spread of rumours in Leinster House about who might be in the next cabinet and who might be out.
TDs have found that their normal volumes of complaints about potholes, Bus Connect corridors and medical cards have dropped off. The public are not asking about the next cabinet either. “They are not worried about who is in...
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Martin agrees to review of ‘disastrous’ election showing
In response to TDs’ complaints, a process of ‘peeling back the onion’ will examine how Fianna Fáil lost eight of its 45 seats
Greens compile wishlist of key demands for being in government
Fianna Fáil fears that some Green TDs do not want to be in office during what is increasingly likely to be a time of tough economic conditions
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