Speaking on RTE, Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin has said that he believes a government should be formed out of last Saturday’s general election, but he has said that he is not ruling out another general election.
He said that urgent housing needs to be taken on housing and health, along with rural actions that will help with people’s daily lives.
Martin said that he willing to talk to Fine Gael, the Green Party and other smaller parties and independents but definitely not talk to Sinn Fein.
He said that the two parties have huge differences, specifically in economic terms. He said that Sinn Fein wants to get some sort of left wing alliance but Martin will set up a negotiating team and will talk to Fine Gael and other parties next week.
He said a number of people will be nominated as Taoiseach and that no one will be elected next Thursday. Martin said that there needs to be platform that will sort out housing and health.
The Fianna Fail leader said that no one in his party asked him to go and said that people in his party acknowledged the work he had done.
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