The majority of Fianna Fail members believe the party doesn’t have a distinct identity.
The parliamentary party is holding it’s two day think-in in Co Cavan from today ahead of the new Dail term.
A survey, taken after the last General Election, found almost 3,000 members feel the party isn’t in tune with modern social issues like abortion.
Junior Fianna Fail Minister Sean Fleming says there’s a lot to work through in the next two days.
"Yes there's comments on the leadership and the frontbench and how they contributed to the manifesto - or lack there of ."
Deputy Fleming says big improvements are needed.
There are also suggestions politicians should put their phones in a container at the side of the room, to avoid possible leaks to the media.