Taoiseach Brian Cowen this evening reiterated his intention to lead Fianna Fáil and the Government to the next election.
Mr Cowen will later tonight to listen to criticism from his backbenchers in the wake of poor opinion poll showing.
A number have already gone public to say his leadership is a "disaster", and while more will be heard tonight, there will not be a heave in the absence of a challenger.
For his part, Mr Cowen today said he is getting on with his job.
"The Government today has made it very clear that it is our intention to proceed to a full term in 2012," Mr Cowen said.
"It's very important that people on the outside realise we are in the process of effecting a recovery in the economy, providing growth for our economy, providing the prospect of jobs for our people - that's the important work that we are doing.
"We have a consistent and detailed plan which we are implementing and we are committed to achieving that over the coming two years."