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# Government talks

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# Government talks
Contingency plans for another election spark row between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
Leo Varadkar is to contact Micheál Martin today over comments made by two Fianna Fáil TDs.
# Government talks
'More urgency needed' to form government as two Covid-19 supports require legislation
Leo Varadkar said that we could have a new government in June.
Opinion: Boston, or Berlin? No, we'll take Sweden or Denmark - this was our ‘Hygge’ election
A status quo government is unlikely to represent the need for change, writes Dr Rory Hearne.
# how ya getting on
Green leader Ryan says Dáil numbers are 'difficult' but 'that doesn't stop us talking to Sinn Féin'
Eamon Ryan made the comments after his party held initial meetings with Sinn Féin today.
# Government talks
Pearse Doherty: Criticism from other parties about Sinn Féin public rally 'nothing but hysterics'
Leo Varadkar said today the rallies were “an unwelcome development”.
# your move
Mary Lou McDonald has contacted Micheál Martin to seek a meeting about government formation
It comes ahead of a meeting of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party later today.
# route 66
Day 66: Talks continue but Independents warn not to expect a government this week
Independent Alliance TD Michael Fitzmaurice said that the prospect of reaching a deal this week “would be pushing it”.
# Government talks
Micheál Martin and Enda Kenny talked over the phone tonight - and will again tomorrow
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are trying to reach a common ground when it comes Irish Water.
# Under Pressure
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael finish talks for the evening, but no deal yet on Irish Water
Things are not as ‘hunk dory’ as some might believe, said Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen.
# No nay never
No deal: Fianna Fáil TDs overwhelmingly against partnership with Fine Gael
Meanwhile, Fine Gael has endorsed Enda Kenny’s decision to offer the old enemy a partnership government.
# endapendents
This is how Fine Gael would govern with independent TDs - but what about Fianna Fáil?
A 123-page draft document for a partnership government has been given to independent TDs this evening.
# get it together
Enda and Micheál need to stop "pussyfooting" and talk properly - Fitzmaurice
Meanwhile, TDs have been told a fresh election would cost some €40 million.
# text-gate
The curious case of two leaders, one phone call and a big row
Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin had a four-minute phone conversation that sparked a big dispute between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil yesterday.
Enda warns independents: It's a Fine Gael minority or a second election
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are continuing their efforts to form a minority government.