Frances Fitzgerald set to announce resignation in the Dáil
Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald is to announce her resignation in the Dail later today.
The move will prevent a general election from taking place before Christmas.
There was mounting pressure on the Tanaiste to go ahead of a motion of no confidence later.
It follows controversy surrounding emails sent to the Justice Department about the garda legal strategy against Whistleblower Maurice McCabe.
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