Efforts to save power sharing are stepped up
12 Jan, 2017
The Foreign Affairs Minister will travel to Belfast today for talks aimed at saving the power-sharing government in the North.
Charlie Flanagan says every effort has to be made to stop the current executive from collapsing.
He will meet with political leaders in a bid to patch up the rows between the DUP and Sinn Féin - while the SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood will hold a series of meetings in Dublin today.
Minister Flanagan says a snap election could make it even harder to repair trust afterwards: