1. Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil set for government talks  RTE.ie
  2. Greens remain open to forming a coalition government with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael amidst Covid-19 crisis  Independent.ie
  3. Mixed reaction from Opposition to Covid-19 measures  RTE.ie
  4. A real ‘National Government’ will be needed if things turn nasty  The Irish Times
  5. Kathy Sheridan on Covid-19: No time to stigmatise elderly  The Irish Times
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Negotiators from Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are due to meet later today for talks on government formation.Negotiators from Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are due to meet later today for talks on government formation.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil set for government talks

The Green Party is open to a coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael if it cannot advance its proposal for a national unity government.The Green Party is open to a coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael if it cannot advance its proposal for a national unity government.

Greens remain open to forming a coalition government with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael amidst Covid-19 crisis - Independent.ie

Public support can not be sustained by a minority Fine Gael government if Ireland begins to experience rapid growth of the virus as seen in Italy and SpainPublic support can not be sustained by a minority Fine Gael government if Ireland begins to experience rapid growth of the virus as seen in Italy and Spain

A real ‘National Government’ will be needed if things turn nasty

“In my opinion @SimonHarrisTD @LeoVaradkar and @FineGael are doing an amazing job in this unpleasant #COVID19 crisis. Everything they are doing, and how they explain it, calms worried people and eases people’s anxious minds. 10/10 👏👏 #primetime”

Rory Cowan on Twitter: "In my opinion @SimonHarrisTD @LeoVaradkar and @FineGael are doing an amazing job in this unpleasant #COVID19 crisis. Everything they are doing, and how they explain it, calms worried people and eases people’s anxious minds. 10/10 👏👏 #primetime"

“Today is #WorldDownSyndromeDay & like many homes we have #oddsocks on today in respect of our wonderful family & friends with Down Syndrome @DownSyndromeIRL @SimonHarrisTD @FineGael”

Martin Conway on Twitter: "Today is #WorldDownSyndromeDay & like many homes we have #oddsocks on today in respect of our wonderful family & friends with Down Syndrome @DownSyndromeIRL @SimonHarrisTD @FineGael… https://t.co/tkN641zEG3"

“Parked up & seeking a bit of self isolation for tonight’s remote @FineGael parliamentary party meeting. Away from #COVID19, Dublin is looking great as ever.”

Neale Richmond on Twitter: "Parked up & seeking a bit of self isolation for tonight’s remote @FineGael parliamentary party meeting. Away from #COVID19, Dublin is looking great as ever.… https://t.co/vRohD1OElU"

“As government formation talks resume between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, Ivan will be asking Mary Lou McDonald where Sinn Fein sits with it all… and if she still thinks the public wants a government of change? Tune in from 4-7pm on @NewstalkFM”

IvanYatesNT on Twitter: "As government formation talks resume between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, Ivan will be asking Mary Lou McDonald where Sinn Fein sits with it all… and if she still thinks the public wants a government of change? Tune in from 4-7pm on @NewstalkFM… https://t.co/SzvErXnm87"