The Fianna Fail Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath is to address a business breakfast briefing in Sligo later this week.
The event is a fundraiser for the party ahead of the next election.
PRO for the Sligo Comhairle Dail Cheantair Donal Gilroy says the party has to be prepared for an election.
The national party does not give funds towards local candidates.
Brexit is set to be one of the issues up for discussion at this event which is taking place on 16th February 2017 in the Sligo Southern Hotel at 8am as Donal Gilroy outlined to me earlier: