Talks between various parties on forming the next government are continuing this evening
Talks between various parties on forming the next government are continuing this evening.
Sinn Féín and the Greens have just finished meeting, while Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin are also due to hold talks, fuelling speculation coronavirus is speeding up a potential Fine Gael - Fianna Fáil - Green government.
Nine TDs belonging to the Regional Group held exploratory talks with Sinn Féín earlier.
Convenor of the group, Galway Roscommon TD Denis Naughten, says they've decided they'll only support a government if TWO main political parties are at the helm: