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Green Party Leader Says He Still Supports Simon Coveney, In The Wake Of The Zappone Appointment.

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Simon Coveney appearanced at an Oireachtas Committee yesterday, on which sits Kildare TDs, James Lawless and Cathal Berry,

The Green Party Leader says he still supports the Foreign Affairs Minister but says the Katherine Zappone controversy has been a distraction.

It follows Simon Coveney’s appearance at an Oireachtas Committee yesterday, on which sits Kildare TDs, James Lawless and Cathal Berry, where he apologised for contributing to the debacle.

The Opposition says there are still questions to answers despite the Government’s attempts to move on from the controversy.

Speaking on his way into Cabinet this morning, Environment Minister Eamon Ryan admits it’s been a distraction

While the youngest TD in the country is calling on the Foreign Affairs Minister to make a public apology over the Katherine Zappone controversy.

Stephanie Rohan reports from the Government’s weekly Cabinet meeting at Dublin Castle

The Sinn Féin leader is calling for the Foreign Affairs Minister to be sacked today, due to the Katherine Zappone controversy.

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin will table a no-confidence motion in him in the Dáil if the Taoiseach doesn't take action.

She says Minister Coveney's position is untenable

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