Cork Is Set To Have Its Second Ever Taoiseach In The Next Hour

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin will be elected around lunchtime

It's expected that Leo Varadkar will cedes to the Turner's Cross native. 

He's been nominated by TDs Norma Foley and James O'Connor at a special Dáil sitting in Dublin's Convention Centre. 

With the support of Fine Gael and the Greens the vote will pass and a new coalition government will be formed. 

It's also expected a number of Independent TDs may support Micheál Martin's nomination. 

The outgoing Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader, Leo Varadkar, says another term in government is a second chance for his party:

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