British Irish Assembly meeting underway in Letterkenny

Enda KennyA special motion centring on the authenticity of meat ingredients used in the manufacture of meat-based products will be discussed today at the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly in Letterkenny.

This year the theme is 'Energy across Borders - Delivering the Economic Opportunities'.

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny will make a keynote address to the Assembly - which is being held at the LYIT.

The issue of Green Energy and the potential it has to create jobs and an income for the country will also be discussed - Deputy Joe McHugh says it can be a decisive issue but Donegal could benefit greatly:

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Meanwhile anti austerity campaign groups are to protest the event - CAHAWT, DAAA and CPWP all say they intend to send a strong message to the government.