Representatives from the border region will be discussing the challenges facing border communities in Leinster House this afternoon.
The Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement will hear from members of the Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) and representatives of the east border region.
This afternoon’s meeting comes amid concern for the future of the Good Friday Agreement ahead of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU on March 29th.
The chairman of the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, Deputy Declan Breathnach says the agreement must be protected in all its parts, especially as a disorderly Brexit would threaten peace on the island.
There are eight local authority members on the Irish Central Border Area Network, including from Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim and Cavan.
Sligo Fine Gael County Councillor Sinead Maguire is one of the members of the Network. She has been telling Ocean FM News why this afternoon’s meeting is important.