The former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern says changes should be made to the Northern Ireland protocol.
First Minister Arlene Foster is calling for it to be scrapped, and British and EU negotiators will meet for talks next week.
Businesses in the North say the protocol has caused serious problems for trade since it was introduced after Brexit.
Some checks at Larne and Belfast ports are still suspended, due to concern for the safety of staff.
Bertie Ahern says the protocol can’t be scrapped, but some changes should be made.