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Midlands Green Councillor Says It's Too Close To Call On Government Deal

She's made up her mind but says many colleagues have yet to decide.

A Green Party councillor in the midlands says it's too close to call if the Programme for Government will be supported.

The members of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Greens are deciding this week whether to vote in favour of the deal.

Westmeath councillor Hazel Smyth is backing it, and believes it's the best Programme for Government in Irish history in terms of climate action and progressive policies.

She says, without a majority, the Greens were always going to have to make concessions - but many of her party colleagues have yet to make up their minds:

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