FF/FG GOVERNMENT PACT OFFERS PROSPECT OF TWO FEMALE MINISTERS FOR CAVAN/MONAGHAN

23 April 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Cavan/Monaghan could have two seats at the Cabinet table if the current process being engaged in by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to form a partnership government reaches a successful conclusion. And the constituency could also lay claim to the distinction of having two female Government Ministers, with both Heather Humphreys and Niamh Smyth being tipped for office in a “grand coalition” of FF, FG and one of the smaller political groupings in the Dáil.

Such was the speculation among pundits and media commentators as the process towards the formation of a government progressed this week with overtures to the Green Party, Labour, the Social Democrats and the Independent groupings being made on the basis….

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