Taoiseach and Micheal Martin are to meet today

It comes as the future of the government hangs in the balance.

Fianna Fáil has put down a motion of no confidence in the Tanaiste over her handling of the Maurice McCabe controversy but  Leo Varadkar says he won't sack her.

It centres around an email that Frances Fitzgerald received in May 2015 outlining the proposed legal strategy against the Garda Whistleblower at the O'Higgins Commission.

The Irish Examiner's Mick Clifford says the suggestion that she couldn't legally interfere in the proceedings is a distraction.

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