Taoiseach Micheal Martin To Meet With NI Political Leaders

Taoiseach Micheal Martin is to meet with Northern Ireland's political leaders during a visit to Belfast today, 08 October.

He is expected to discuss the latest political developments and he will speak at an all-island business event jointly hosted by the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Chambers Ireland.
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The event will explore the all-island and global challenge of climate change in advance of the Cop26 climate conference.

First Minister Paul Givan and deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill will also attend.

Mr Martin will also visit and meet participants in Women's Tec, an initiative in north Belfast which helps women to train in non-traditional sectors and trades.

He will be meeting with a group of students from the Queen’s University.

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