Longford/Westmeath TD Peter Burke is making the comments after a meeting between Leo Varadkar and Michael Martin last night.
A Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD insists it's not possible to 'wind down' the government and have a long general election campaign.
There was no clarity on when the election would take place after a meeting between the Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader last night.
Leo Varadkar and Micheal Martin both said the meeting was 'constructive', and that they'd meet again next week.
Deputy Peter Burke says now is NOT the time to set a date for polling day: