Podcast: Irish politicians react to horror in the Middle East

Plus, what is the difference between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil?

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The horrific events this week in Israel and the Gaza Strip are the subject of part one of today’s Inside Politics podcast. Harry McGee has been watching the conflict, and Ireland’s political response to it, unfold.

In part two Jack Horgan-Jones talks about the muted reaction to this week’s Budget. With Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael working together in harmony as they manage the State’s finances, how can the parties differentiate themselves at the next election?

Plus the panel pick their favourite articles of the week from irishtimes.com: