Longford-Westmeath TD Kevin 'Boxer' Moran will have to wait a few more days to find out about the allocation of Junior Minister roles.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed on Monday that he would announce details of the Junior Ministries later this week.
The Taoiseach is also expected to confirm the names of his Seanad nominees later in the week.
There has been considerable speculation that he will appoint a Senator from Longford. Names in the mix include former TD James Bannon, Cllr Micheal Carrigy and Cllr Colm Murray.
Parish Pump has been held over due to lack of space this week.