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From TheJournal.ie From 'unthinkable' to inevitable: How FF and FG learned to stop worrying and enter coalition War Is Over

From 'unthinkable' to inevitable: How FF and FG learned to stop worrying and enter coalition

It was “unthinkable” a few generations ago, but the two old enemies have now entered government.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government? Changes

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?

The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.

From TheJournal.ie It's a yes: FF, FG and Greens to enter coalition after members back government deal Government Formation

It's a yes: FF, FG and Greens to enter coalition after members back government deal

Martin can expect to be elected taoiseach when the Dáil meets in the Convention Centre tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government Final Countdown

The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government

The count results from the Green Party, Fianna Fáil, and Fine Gael are expected to be announced.

From TheJournal.ie Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe puts name forward for top EU job Eurogroup

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe puts name forward for top EU job

Donohoe said it would be a “tremendous honour” to lead the Eurogroup through the challenges ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Ryan: No one has 'discussed or agreed' alternative approach if PfG rejected Draft Deal

Eamon Ryan: No one has 'discussed or agreed' alternative approach if PfG rejected

The Green Party leader said he hopes the programme for government is approved on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie If government deal falls, FF would look to Independents and smaller parties, as the Sinn Féin question is asked again Government Formation

If government deal falls, FF would look to Independents and smaller parties, as the Sinn Féin question is asked again

Postal votes on the programme for government will be counted on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie If PfG is rejected, Micheál Martin says 'there is no Plan B' while Mary Lou McDonald says 'there will have to be talks' Government Formation

If PfG is rejected, Micheál Martin says 'there is no Plan B' while Mary Lou McDonald says 'there will have to be talks'

Members of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party are currently voting on a proposed programme for government.

From TheJournal.ie The top jobs: Who is likely to take a seat at the Cabinet table? Feet Under The Table

The top jobs: Who is likely to take a seat at the Cabinet table?

Micheál Martin, Leo Varadkar and Eamon Ryan will be carving up the Cabinet positions. Here’s who we predict.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party division on entering government laid bare as party concludes online convention Greens In Government

Green Party division on entering government laid bare as party concludes online convention

About 2,600 members of the Green Party registered to watch the online convention.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members endorse programme for government Green Light

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members endorse programme for government

The Green Party have voted in favour of the proposed programme for government but there have been four abstentions.

From TheJournal.ie What happens next?: A new Taoiseach, postal votes and a Dáil sitting in the Convention Centre Government Formation

What happens next?: A new Taoiseach, postal votes and a Dáil sitting in the Convention Centre

Micheál Martin is set to take over as Taoiseach at the end of the month, while Leo Varadkar will become Tánaiste.

From TheJournal.ie Carbon, cycling and housing: The main points in the draft programme for government New Rules

Carbon, cycling and housing: The main points in the draft programme for government

Here are the main things to know from the document published today.

From TheJournal.ie Agreed timeline for rotating Taoiseach will see Martin take reins until end of 2022 Government Formation

Agreed timeline for rotating Taoiseach will see Martin take reins until end of 2022

Micheál Martin will be Taoiseach for the first two years of the next government, before Leo Varadkar takes the top job again.

From TheJournal.ie Leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party agree on draft programme for government Government Formation

Leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party agree on draft programme for government

The programme will now have to be voted on by the parties’ members.

From TheJournal.ie No deal reached on government formation with party leader talks to resume Government Formation

No deal reached on government formation with party leader talks to resume

It is expected a deal will be signed off.

From TheJournal.ie Talks down to the wire as teams push to agree programme for government this weekend Government Formation

Talks down to the wire as teams push to agree programme for government this weekend

Negotiators from Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Green Party are set to continue their talks into the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman expresses 'grave concern' over potential abolition of Department of Children Ombudsman

Ombudsman expresses 'grave concern' over potential abolition of Department of Children

The Children’s Ombudsman has written a letter to the three party leaders involved in government formation talks.

From TheJournal.ie Still some 'heavy lifting' to be done in government formation talks, as teams work towards weekend deal Get In Formation

Still some 'heavy lifting' to be done in government formation talks, as teams work towards weekend deal

It is understood some progress was made in relation to agriculture and emissions, with parties signing off on the 7% target.

From TheJournal.ie Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal Final Countdown

Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal

The deadlines for getting a deal done have been successfully pushed back in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie 'Progress made' but no breakthrough yet in Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Green Party coalition talks Getting There

'Progress made' but no breakthrough yet in Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Green Party coalition talks

Good progress was made yesterday but there is still disagreement on some issues according to Fine Gael’s Martin Heydon.

From TheJournal.ie Greens, FF and FG to meet today for plenary session on programme for government Government Formation

Greens, FF and FG to meet today for plenary session on programme for government

All sides will attempt to agree a significant number of policies today.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael 'treads carefully', but Fianna Fáil is eager to fast-track reopening of the country Government Formation

Fine Gael 'treads carefully', but Fianna Fáil is eager to fast-track reopening of the country

Senior figures in Fianna Fáil have been questioning some of the guidelines this week.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy' Ge2020

Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy'

Barrister Hugh O’Donnell says ministers still holding power despite losing their seats is untenable in the long run.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Ryan says he wasn't thrown by letter that urged Catherine Martin to contest leadership Government Formation

Eamon Ryan says he wasn't thrown by letter that urged Catherine Martin to contest leadership

Government formation talks continue this week with a view to getting a government up and running by June.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: 100 days after the election, what's happening with government formation? Podcast

The Explainer: 100 days after the election, what's happening with government formation?

Yep, we still don’t have a government yet… we take a look at what’s going on.

From TheJournal.ie Catherine Martin will give 'serious consideration' to contesting the Green Party leadership Eamon Ryan

Catherine Martin will give 'serious consideration' to contesting the Green Party leadership

While the party talks about entering government, it has another battle on its hands.

From TheJournal.ie Contingency plans for another election spark row between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil 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.

From TheJournal.ie Labour Party rules itself out of joining a FF-FG coalition government Labour Out

Labour Party rules itself out of joining a FF-FG coalition government

Varadkar said he was disappointed to hear the Labour Party had stepped back from talks.

From TheJournal.ie Social Democrats rule out entering coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael Soc Dems Out

Social Democrats rule out entering coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

The party raised concerns about austerity in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party Get In Formation

Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party

The formal negotiations are set to last until the end of the month.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms Coronavirus

Cabinet decision about Leaving Cert exams to be announced this afternoon, Taoiseach confirms

Leo Varadkar spoke to Pat Kenny on Newstalk this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Ambitious emissions targets will cost the taxpayer, says top government official Government Formation

Ambitious emissions targets will cost the taxpayer, says top government official

A 7% reduction in emissions year-on-year is a red line for the Green Party.

From TheJournal.ie FF and FG give assurances on Sláintecare as talks get underway with the Greens Government Formation

FF and FG give assurances on Sláintecare as talks get underway with the Greens

The Green Party entered into formal talks with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael today.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar tells party he's confident new government can be in place by next month FF-FG-GR

Varadkar tells party he's confident new government can be in place by next month

The Taoiseach said he is confident the talks between his own party, Fianna Fáil and the Greens will be successful.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party will enter coalition talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil Government Formation

Green Party will enter coalition talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

The leaders of FG and FF have both welcomed this development.

From TheJournal.ie Support for Fine Gael increases to 35% while Fianna Fáil is down four points, latest poll shows Opinion Poll
From TheJournal.ie Harris warns government 'not sustainable for much longer', Donohoe sets July deadline to pass new legislation Government Formation

Harris warns government 'not sustainable for much longer', Donohoe sets July deadline to pass new legislation

The Greens’ parliamentary party members are due to resume talks today on whether or not they will enter government formation talks.

From TheJournal.ie 'Disturbing': War of words breaks out between the Greens and FG over 7% emissions target Government Formation

'Disturbing': War of words breaks out between the Greens and FG over 7% emissions target

A new government could be a while away as emissions targets becomes a stumbling block.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar pressed by opposition leaders on plans to ease restrictions in teleconference call Covid-19

Varadkar pressed by opposition leaders on plans to ease restrictions in teleconference call

Earlier, junior minister John Halligan said people need to “know there’s the pathway” out of this.

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