Ireland's Fianna Fail leader says cannot rule out second election
Thursday, 13 February 2020 The leader of Ireland's largest party Fianna Fail said the process of forming a government after inconclusive elections at the weekend will be so difficult that he could not rule out another poll.
Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has blasted “arrogant” political rivals for denying her party a place in the next Irish Government. Fianna Fail has ruled out entering a coalition with the left-leaning group because of historic links to the IRA and wide policy differences over issues like how...
Speaking as the newly-elected Taoiseach of the 33rd Irish parliament, Micheal Martin said to be elected to serve as Taoiseach “is one of the greatest honours which anyone can receive”.Mr Martin will lead a three-party coalition consisting of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party.It is the first time in history that former Civil War rivals Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have governed together.
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Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has criticised her political rivals during a visit to flood-hit Athlone in Co Meath. Her comments come ahead of a meeting between the leaders of Fine Gael and Fianna..
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Leo Varadkar has said his party is preparing to go into opposition in the new Dail. After a six-hour parliamentary party meeting on Monday, the Fine Gael leader said he "relishes the challenge" to lead..
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Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein is ready to enter government in Ireland and it would be undemocratic to exclude it, leader Mary Lou McDonald said on Sunday after tallies indicated her party narrowly..