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# government formation

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Varadkar to seek promises from ministers he appoints that they'll be seeking re-election
‘Long way to go’ in talks to form German government – Green leader
From 'unthinkable' to inevitable: How FF and FG learned to stop worrying and enter coalition
Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?
It's a yes: FF, FG and Greens to enter coalition after members back government deal
The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe puts name forward for top EU job
Eamon Ryan: No one has 'discussed or agreed' alternative approach if PfG rejected
If government deal falls, FF would look to Independents and smaller parties, as the Sinn Féin question is asked again
If PfG is rejected, Micheál Martin says 'there is no Plan B' while Mary Lou McDonald says 'there will have to be talks'
The top jobs: Who is likely to take a seat at the Cabinet table?
Green Party division on entering government laid bare as party concludes online convention
Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members endorse programme for government
What happens next?: A new Taoiseach, postal votes and a Dáil sitting in the Convention Centre
Carbon, cycling and housing: The main points in the draft programme for government
Agreed timeline for rotating Taoiseach will see Martin take reins until end of 2022
Leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party agree on draft programme for government
No deal reached on government formation with party leader talks to resume
Talks down to the wire as teams push to agree programme for government this weekend
Ombudsman expresses 'grave concern' over potential abolition of Department of Children
Still some 'heavy lifting' to be done in government formation talks, as teams work towards weekend deal
Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal
'Progress made' but no breakthrough yet in Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Green Party coalition talks
Greens, FF and FG to meet today for plenary session on programme for government
Fine Gael 'treads carefully', but Fianna Fáil is eager to fast-track reopening of the country
Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy'
Hugh O’Donnell
Eamon Ryan says he wasn't thrown by letter that urged Catherine Martin to contest leadership
The Explainer: 100 days after the election, what's happening with government formation?
Catherine Martin will give 'serious consideration' to contesting the Green Party leadership
Contingency plans for another election spark row between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
Labour Party rules itself out of joining a FF-FG coalition government
Social Democrats rule out entering coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael
Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party
Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms
Ambitious emissions targets will cost the taxpayer, says top government official
FF and FG give assurances on Sláintecare as talks get underway with the Greens
Varadkar tells party he's confident new government can be in place by next month
Green Party will enter coalition talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
Support for Fine Gael increases to 35% while Fianna Fáil is down four points, latest poll shows
Harris warns government 'not sustainable for much longer', Donohoe sets July deadline to pass new legislation