The Taoiseach Appointed Just One Minister From The West Coast To Cabinet Yesterday
Three TDs from Mícheál Martin's home constituency of Cork South-Central have cabinet jobs
They include Simon Coveney and Michael McGrath, while six come from Dublin.
The focus is now on the appointment of 20 junior ministers, which is expected to address some of the regional imbalance.
The Irish Independent's political correspondent Hugh O'Connell says there's no minister for a huge part of the country:
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