Taoiseach arrives at MacDiarmada cottage in Kiltyclogher

The Taoiseach has arrived at the homestead of Sean MacDiarmada in Kiltyclogher in county Leitrim this afternoon.

Enda Kenny is expected to meet family members of the late 1916 signatory as well as local politicians before he goes on to attend a Leader partnership event in Sligo later.

Speaking to Ocean FM News in Kiltyclogher, Mr Kenny said MacDiarmada played a significant role in our history: