Use in freely available British sources (all examples from 2020):
Fine Gael finished with 35 seats. Leo Varadkar, the taoiseach and party leader, faced a call from Paudie Coffey, a former Fine Gael TD and junior minister, to quit as party leader.
“It appears we don’t quite have the numbers,” Richard Boyd Barrett, a Dublin TD (MP) with the group Solidarity–People Before Profit, told Newstalk radio. “It would seem we are short of a majority.”
Matt Carthy, a Sinn Féin TD and member of its negotiating team, said the numbers would be “tight” but that given the public mood for change the party had an obligation to talk first to leftwing parties before considering other potential partners.
Veteran climate activists question Ireland’s green credentials. Only six TDs were in the chamber when the Dáil declared the climate and biodiversity emergency.
The Andrew Marr Show: Andrew Marr is joined by Robert Buckland MP, Rachel Reeves MP, Simon Coveney TD and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO Technical Lead on Covid-19.
For Simon Coveney, see https://simoncoveney.ie/