Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin, who is set to become Ireland’s next premier, speaks to the media after Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens finalised the text of a draft programme for the government four months after the Irish election. Photo: APFianna Fail leader Micheál Martin, who is set to become Ireland’s next premier, speaks to the media after Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens finalised the text of a draft programme for the government four months after the Irish election. Photo: AP
Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin, who is set to become Ireland’s next premier, speaks to the media after Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens finalised the text of a draft programme for the government four months after the Irish election. Photo: AP

Ireland’s main political parties agree to new coalition government

  • The deal will see Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin become prime minister before Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar returns to the post in 2022
  • This comes after a political stalemate following an inconclusive February election
Topic |   Ireland
Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin, who is set to become Ireland’s next premier, speaks to the media after Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens finalised the text of a draft programme for the government four months after the Irish election. Photo: APFianna Fail leader Micheál Martin, who is set to become Ireland’s next premier, speaks to the media after Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens finalised the text of a draft programme for the government four months after the Irish election. Photo: AP
Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin, who is set to become Ireland’s next premier, speaks to the media after Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens finalised the text of a draft programme for the government four months after the Irish election. Photo: AP
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