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Taoiseach is urged to put rebels in cabinet

Independents are expected to get three cabinet seats and three junior ministries in return for support

1st May, 2016
Meath East TD Regina Doherty is earmarked for a rise to cabinet duties Pic: RollingNews.ie

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is being warned to bring former rebels onto his new ministerial team to avoid internal political unrest.

Although independents are expected to get three cabinet seats and three junior ministries in return for supporting the Fine Gael-led minority government, that still leaves Kenny with ten cabinet seats and 12 junior ministries.

Those already earmarked for elevation to cabinet include Meath East TD Regina Doherty and junior finance minister Simon Harris, with Dún Laoghaire...

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