Irish Unity debate taking place today

A major public debate on Irish Unity is taking place today in the Mansion House in Dublin.

It's being hosted by Sinn Féin and brings together a host of different groups and commentators - to stimulate debate on how a future United Ireland might look.

Midlands North West MEP Matt Carthy says the prospect of Northern Ireland being removed from the EU against the will of its people, has brought the issue firmly back onto the political agenda: