Micheál Martin Has Been Formally Nominated As Taoiseach

He was nominated in a special Dáil sitting at the convention centre

TDs are now debating his appointment ahead of formal votes around lunchtime.

The Fianna Fail Leader has been proposed by TDs James O'Connor and Norma Foley.

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald will also been nominated for the role of Taoiseach by her TDs Pearse Doherty and Mairead Farrell.

Sinn Féin's Eoin Ó Broin says today doesn't represent the change people voted for in February.

He says he will be voting for Mary Lou McDonald as Taoiseach:

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