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#Government talks

# government-talks - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Contingency plans for another election spark row between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
# Government Talks
# Government Talks

Contingency plans for another election spark row between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

May 17th 2020, 3:37 PM 33,368 Views 122 Comments

Leo Varadkar is to contact Micheál Martin today over comments made by two Fianna Fáil TDs.

# government-talks - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'More urgency needed' to form government as two Covid-19 supports require legislation
# Government Talks
# Government Talks

'More urgency needed' to form government as two Covid-19 supports require legislation

Updated May 2nd 2020, 2:15 PM 23,132 Views 126 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that we could have a new government in June.

# government-talks - Friday 28 February, 2020

Opinion: Boston, or Berlin? No, we'll take Sweden or Denmark - this was our ‘Hygge’ election
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Opinion: Boston, or Berlin? No, we'll take Sweden or Denmark - this was our ‘Hygge’ election

Feb 28th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,180 Views 86 Comments

A status quo government is unlikely to represent the need for change, writes Dr Rory Hearne.

# government-talks - Monday 24 February, 2020

Green leader Ryan says Dáil numbers are 'difficult' but 'that doesn't stop us talking to Sinn Féin'
# How Ya Getting On
# How Ya Getting On

Green leader Ryan says Dáil numbers are 'difficult' but 'that doesn't stop us talking to Sinn Féin'

Feb 24th 2020, 5:55 PM 15,213 Views 54 Comments

Eamon Ryan made the comments after his party held initial meetings with Sinn Féin today.

Pearse Doherty: Criticism from other parties about Sinn Féin public rally 'nothing but hysterics'
# Government Talks
# Government Talks

Pearse Doherty: Criticism from other parties about Sinn Féin public rally 'nothing but hysterics'

Feb 24th 2020, 2:27 PM 39,187 Views 257 Comments

Leo Varadkar said today the rallies were “an unwelcome development”.

# government-talks - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald has contacted Micheál Martin to seek a meeting about government formation
# Your Move
# Your Move

Mary Lou McDonald has contacted Micheál Martin to seek a meeting about government formation

Feb 13th 2020, 7:41 AM 23,212 Views 110 Comments

It comes ahead of a meeting of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party later today.

# government-talks - Monday 2 May, 2016

Day 66: Talks continue but Independents warn not to expect a government this week
# Route 66
# Route 66

Day 66: Talks continue but Independents warn not to expect a government this week

May 2nd 2016, 11:17 AM 12,966 Views 66 Comments

Independent Alliance TD Michael Fitzmaurice said that the prospect of reaching a deal this week “would be pushing it”.

# government-talks - Friday 22 April, 2016

Micheál Martin and Enda Kenny talked over the phone tonight - and will again tomorrow
# Government Talks
# Government Talks

Micheál Martin and Enda Kenny talked over the phone tonight - and will again tomorrow

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:30 PM 39,801 Views 234 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are trying to reach a common ground when it comes Irish Water.

# government-talks - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael finish talks for the evening, but no deal yet on Irish Water
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael finish talks for the evening, but no deal yet on Irish Water

Apr 21st 2016, 7:20 PM 47,714 Views 300 Comments

Things are not as ‘hunk dory’ as some might believe, said Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen.

# government-talks - Thursday 7 April, 2016

No deal: Fianna Fáil TDs overwhelmingly against partnership with Fine Gael
# No Nay Never
# No Nay Never

No deal: Fianna Fáil TDs overwhelmingly against partnership with Fine Gael

Apr 7th 2016, 3:35 PM 37,533 Views 179 Comments

Meanwhile, Fine Gael has endorsed Enda Kenny’s decision to offer the old enemy a partnership government.

# government-talks - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

This is how Fine Gael would govern with independent TDs - but what about Fianna Fáil?
# Endapendents
# Endapendents

This is how Fine Gael would govern with independent TDs - but what about Fianna Fáil?

Apr 5th 2016, 8:03 PM 20,296 Views 53 Comments

A 123-page draft document for a partnership government has been given to independent TDs this evening.

# government-talks - Friday 1 April, 2016

Enda and Micheál need to stop "pussyfooting" and talk properly - Fitzmaurice
# Get It Together
# Get It Together

Enda and Micheál need to stop "pussyfooting" and talk properly - Fitzmaurice

Apr 1st 2016, 10:50 PM 26,517 Views 171 Comments

Meanwhile, TDs have been told a fresh election would cost some €40 million.

The curious case of two leaders, one phone call and a big row
# Text-gate
# Text-gate

The curious case of two leaders, one phone call and a big row

Apr 1st 2016, 11:01 AM 18,755 Views 71 Comments

Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin had a four-minute phone conversation that sparked a big dispute between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil yesterday.

# government-talks - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Enda warns independents: It's a Fine Gael minority or a second election
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

Enda warns independents: It's a Fine Gael minority or a second election

Mar 30th 2016, 10:55 PM 69,230 Views 162 Comments

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are continuing their efforts to form a minority government.