Fianna Fáil consider Fine Gael minority led government 4 years ago

Fianna Fáil consider Fine Gael minority led government

Members of Fianna Fáil are believed to be open to the possibility of a Fine Gael led minority government.

The news comes after Fianna Fail's Micheál Martin and Enda Kenny of Fine Gael, both lost bids to become Taoiseach for the third time.

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According to RTÉEnda Kenny received 52 votes for and 77 against while Micheál Martin had 43 votes in favour to 91 against.

Charlie McConalogue of Fianna Fáil spoke on RTÉ's Six One last night and said that Mr Martin would not be putting himself forward for Taoiseach again.

Speaking on behalf on Fine Gael, Leo Varadkar said that if Fianna Fáil were to allow for a Fine Gael led minority government, the party would accept some Fianna Fáil policies.

The Dáil adjourned after last night's meeting until Wednesday next, 20th April.