Both FF and FG prepare for election

Inside Politics: Fine Gael TDs and Ministers felt betrayed by Tánaiste’s failure to give them full picture of events

Pat Leahy and Fiach Kelly of the Irish Times political team discuss the fallout from Frances Fitzgerald's resignation and how much longer the wounded Government can last.

The controversy that has engulfed the Government in recent days may be reaching a conclusion, but the scars remain.

There were only two outcomes from this particular shambles - a general election at a crucial time for Ireland or the resignation of the deputy leader of Government.

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