Deal reached in Ireland to form minority government

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny addresses the annual Friends of Ireland Luncheon at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on March 15, 2016Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny’s Fine Gael party was on Friday poised to form a minority government after striking a deal with its longtime rival Fianna Fail, following inconclusive elections in February. “Both Fine Gael and Fianna Fail have reached a political agreement to facilitate a Fine Gael-led minority government,” the two parties said in a joint statement.

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