Minister open to concept of National Government | BreakingNews.ie
"I have no problem with the concept of a national (Government)," said Minister Lenihan.
"So that would naturally mean the dissolution of this Government and the formation of a new Government. That could happen before the election or after the election."
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“At the end of the day, the only way the Irish people can support that four-year package is by way of a General Election.
“I would see the potential of an election, and after that, possibly, a national government at that stage.
“I think it would be impossible to have a national government in advance of a general election.”
Is it only a matter of time and can it happen without a General Election? What would the cabinet look like?