From top: A signed statement released this afternoon by 14 Independent TDs; and Dáil proceedings starting with a prayer this afternoon
A statement released by 14 Independent TDs this afternoon states they will not vote for either acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny or Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin later today when the Dáil votes – for a third time – on the nomination of a Taoiseach.
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Pic: Shane Beatty
Fine Gael’s Noel Rock (top) nominates Enda Kenny for Taoiseach, for the third time, as Fianna Fáil’s Lisa Chambers (above) nominates Micheál Martin, also for the third time.