Leo Varadkar said: "We’ve made some good progress since I’ve become Taoiseach. But I know it’s not enough."
Whichever way it goes, a government that can't agree will be problematic for Varadkar.
As Britain continues to struggle to reach agreement on Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Ireland to hear the fears of people north and south of the border with Northern Ireland.
Ireland may have to hold referendum to decide on UK participation in Euro elections