Social Protection Minister, Leo Varadkar, and Housing Minister Simon Coveney are the only two contesting
Last month there were 319 people waiting on trolleys in the hospital for Carlow/Kilkenny
The 1,200 local members in Carlow and Kilkenny can vote in the Lord Bagenal in Leighlinbridge on Tuesday evening from 6pm.
The local TD says its not something he's discussed with Leo Varadkar.
The Barrow centre at IT Carlow will host the Carlow hustings.
Both Fine Gael Deputies for Carlow/Kilkenny have announced who they are backing
A decision on the successor is expected by June 2nd.
John Murphy was speaking ahead of Fine Gael's Parliamentary Party Meeting this evening
26 new houses are to be developed at Sleaty in Graiguecullen almost immediately.
A Junior Minister at the Department of Health admits the situation is 'far from ideal'.