Leo Varadkar will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Dublin this morning.
The Taoiseach has played down hopes the meeting may lead to a Brexit breakthrough – but says he hopes some common ground can be found.
The two leaders will discuss the current impasse when it comes to a deal, and the potential implications from Northern Ireland.
Leo Varadkar though has played down the chances of this morning’s meeting ending the Brexit standoff:
Also today residents from the counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal are expected to take part in the “Border Communities against Brexit” protest in Dublin this morning.
The group – which wants no hard border in Ireland – will assemble at Parkgate Street from eight o’clock