British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly today to focus on youth unemployment

British-Irish Parliamentary AssemblyPoliticians from both sides of the Irish Sea will meet in Dublin today to discuss possible solutions to some of our most pressing social issues.

It's expected the 48th British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly will focus on youth unemployment and the economy.

Enda Kenny will be the keynote speaker at the event, which will also hear from several high profile business leaders.

Co-Chair of the Assembly is Donegal North East Deputy Joe McHugh, he says Ireland can benefit financially by aligning itself more closely with Britain: