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I hope you have had a taste in some shape or form of the lovely sunny weather over the last 10 days. Hasn’t it been just wonderful? As everyone says, if we could have more of this in Ireland who would bother going abroad?!
Well, the new minority Government is in almost full swing.
Fine Gael and Westmeath Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that the partnership Government now in place will work for all the people of Westmeath to make their lives better and build a fairer Ireland.
On Tuesday, Seán Canney will discover what junior ministry he will hold as part of the new Fine Gael-Independent Government, but whatever portfolio he is given, he will have to share it with Independent Alliance colleague Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.
With the formation of a new Government seemingly imminent, following Fianna Fáil’s agreement with Fine Gael to support a minority, FG-led administration, speculation now turns to how many, if any, Galway TDs may be in contention for ministries.
Insider noted the recent political musings of Ryanair Supremo, Michael O’Leary with interest, and how he laid the blame for the delay in the formation of a government with the result the electorate delivered, and not the politicians.
Separate talks on forming a Government between Independent deputies with both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil will "not be worth the paper they are written on" and "will go nowhere", until the two major parties begin their own face to face negotiations.
Fine Gael Deputy, Simon Coveney, travelled to Athlone yesterday (Tuesday, March 15) to hold discussions with members of the Independent Alliance regarding the formation of the next Government, including newly elected TD Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.