Rotating Taoiseach isn’t Sinn Féin red line issue, says Matt Carthy

Newly elected TD for Cavan-Monaghan Matt Carty doesn’t believe the issue over who would be Taoiseach if Fianna Fail were to do a deal with Sinn Fein is a ‘red line issue’.

The MEP for Ireland north-west told the Joe Finnegan show that he doesn’t think the party will insisted on Mary Lou McDonald taking the key role

Instead he believes that party will focus on trying to work on finding a solution to the housing and health crises:


Longford Westmeath TD Robert Troy says the pressure on Sinn Fein to make the first move in any possible arrangement to form a new government coalition.

He doesn’t think the idea of a ‘Rotating Taoiseach’  is viable until a deal can be reached :