The former senior minister believes longstanding issues need to be addressed.
Former government minister Mary O'Rourke fears for the future of Fianna Fail.
The party is facing an internal crisis after taking a 4.6% share of the vote in the recent Dublin Bay South by-election.
A growing chorus of TDs including Laois/Offaly's Barry Cowen are seeking an in person parliamentary party meeting and comprehensive review of the result.
The ex-Longford/Westmeath TD has a stark warning for senior party members: