Irish leader Leo Varadkar has said the draft Brexit agreement could present economic benefits for Northern Irish business.
Ireland’s Labour Party leader has said the party is considering potentially running candidates in local elections in Northern Ireland.
Fianna Fail has announced its first ever candidate to stand in a local election in Northern Ireland.
Micheal Martin has said talks of a Fianna Fail merger with the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) to contest elections in Northern Ireland are a work in progress.
DUP leader Arlene Foster has called on the British Government to end decision-making “limbo” in Northern Ireland after officials said they would not appeal against a court judgment seriously limiting their powers.