Belfast Telegraph

Kenny welcomes coalition agreement

Ireland Taoiseach-elect Enda Kenny has said he is looking forward to a new government being formed after his Fine Gael party backed a coalition pact with Labour.

The parties agreed a blueprint for a partnership after marathon talks ended in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Mr Kenny said: "We are looking forward to the formation of the Government on Wednesday which will give stable and strong governance to Ireland and its people."

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