Kerry TDs, brothers Danny and Michael Healy-Rae, have criticised those not engaging with the talks process to form a government.
They say up to 40 Deputies have ruled themselves out of coalition talks and are “hurlers in the ditch”.
Danny Healy-Rae says TDs were elected, are being paid and should be trying to put a government together:
Meanwhile talks between Fine Gael, Independents and small parties are continuing.
Housing, health and agriculture are among the issues being discussed.
It’s expected the negotiations will continue for the week.
Fine Gael negotiator, Health Minister Leo Varadkar says there is a lot to discuss, given the various views of those involved: