The Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore will this evening deliver the 12th annual John Hume Lecture on the opening night of the MacGill Summer school in Glenties.
Over the course of the next week, discussions will take place on the report in to the deaths of 196 young people in state care, corruption in public life and the future of the Catholic church in Ireland.
Frances Ambassodor to Ireland officially launches the event later this evening.
Donal Kavanagh has more details:
A full programe of events for the summer school is available HERE