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Midlands TD Accuses Government Of "Putting Party Before Country"

Plans on how to hold a general election during the pandemic are being drawn up by government.

A midlands TD is accusing Fine Gael of "selfishness". 

Fianna Fail's Barry Cowen is reacting to the Government drawing up plans on how a General Election could be held during the pandemic. 

According to the Irish Times, it's part of a contingency ordered by Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy if government formation talks fail.

It'll see voting spread out over a number of days, there'll be postal votes for 'cocooners' and polling stations in nursing homes.

The Laois Offaly Deputy says it "smacks of bad faith, selfishness and putting party before country!"

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