The cabinet will get an update on the Coronavirus later today, when it meets to discuss Ireland's preparation for an outbreak of COVID-19.

Government Ministers will also discuss the impact of severe flooding in parts of the country over the past few weeks as the clean-up operation continues in parts of the Midlands and the West of the country.

Elsewhere the slow process of government formation continues.

Fine Gael and the Green Party will meet for a second day in a row to discuss policy points.

Sinn Féin also have a meeting with the Social Democrats to discuss their priorities for entering government.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are due to meet this week as well - likely ahead of the Dáil sitting for the second time on Thursday.



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