Denis Naughten believes all parties should discuss next government together

Roscommon-Galway Independent Deputy Denis Naughten says he doesn’t believe there’s any reason in trying to form a grouping of rurally based Independent TDs ahead of talks to form the next government.

Speaking on the Joe Finnegan show this morning, the Roscommon-based TD says he believes everyone needs to sit down together first, rather than forming groups and going to potential coalition partners for talks.

Denis Naughten says there’s no doubts that most rural Independent TDs have similar issues, but there are also common solutions that can be addressed by everyone sitting down together first: