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#government formation

# government-formation - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Healy Raes question SF on election promise funding, saying there's 'no such thing as a free lunch'

Pearse Doherty hit out against Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael for refusing to engage with Sinn Féin.

# government-formation - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Sinn Féin enter Government Buildings for talks with top civil servants

The party will discuss with government officials how its commitments on housing, health, and preparing for Irish unity can be delivered.

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government' Coalition Talks This post contains videos

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'

Ryan says a government is needed that will last for ‘three or four years’.

# government-formation - Monday 17 February, 2020

'We are not ruling it out': Fine Gael is open to going into government with Fianna Fáil

The party’s 35 TDs will meet today following one of its worst general election performances ever.

# government-formation - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Bertie Ahern says FF-FG government must involve Greens and SocDems to 'reflect change'

The former Taoiseach predicted a new government won’t be formed by the end of March.

Greens to invite parties to discuss how new government could deliver on housing, health and climate

With 12 TDs elected last week, the Green Party is now the fourth biggest party in the Dáil.

Poll: What Government coalition do you want? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What Government coalition do you want?

According to a Business Post/Red C opinion poll today, fewer than two in ten people want another General Election.

# government-formation - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'Radical policy', 'throw in the towel' and 'grownups talking': Main parties clash again on government formation

Darragh O’Brien (FF), Louise O’Reilly (SF) and Helen McEntee (FG) clashed on the airwaves this afternoon.

# government-formation - Friday 14 February, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Quite disgraceful' that Sinn Féin excluded by FF and FG

McDonald is to call Micheál Martin this afternoon, but, as she said: “not to shoot the breeze or to exchange Valentine’s Day greetings”.

# government-formation - Thursday 13 February, 2020

# government-formation - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Pearse Doherty will head up Sinn Féin's team in talks to form a government

As the election dust settles, the next focus is on who will form a government.

# government-formation - Sunday 9 February, 2020

'I'm a democrat, I listen to the people': Micheál Martin refuses to rule out Sinn Féin coalition

Martin said that ‘today is not the day’ to speak about government formation.

# government-formation - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'We'll talk to all parties': Sinn Féin amends motion stating it can only go into power with left-wing parties

Sinn Féin says it is ready to ‘step up’ and enter government after the next election.

# government-formation - Monday 2 January, 2017

While others look to get out, some politicians in Iceland want a referendum on joining the EU

But what would the referendum be called? IceIn? IcEnter? ReykjavIn?

# government-formation - Monday 16 May, 2016

Vincent Browne: Appointing unqualified ministers is an airhead absurdity we inherited from the British

There is no wonder ministers make cock up after cock up, writes Vincent Browne for TheJournal.ie.

# government-formation - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Dáil to vote for Taoiseach for the fourth time tomorrow

Some independent TDs are unhappy that certain items have been omitted from the draft document for government.

# government-formation - Monday 2 May, 2016

Vincent Browne: This is the worst possible outcome of the general election

‘There will be sops, promises and a flurry of initiatives but there will be no significant change.’

# government-formation - Friday 29 April, 2016

# government-formation - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Keeping schtum: What happens in the room is staying in the room

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are still talking.