Clare’s Fine Gael TD has admitted to concerns within his party about entering into a coalition with the Green Party.
Joe Carey has also said that he “agrees wholeheartedly” with Tanaiste Simon Coveney, who said the party will not tolerate any move which unfairly hurts farmers and rural towns.
Today. following a meeting between Leo Varadkar, Micheál Martin and Eamon Ryan, it’s been agreed that their parties will begin formal negotiations on a programme for government on Thursday.
However, speaking on Clare FM’s Morning Focus, the Clarecastle TD did suggest that an agreement could be found to satisfy all sides.