Gerry Adams Brussels visit
Sinn Féin Gerry Adams will be in Brussels on Wednesday October 5th for a day long series of public and private engagements. Mr Adams will be accompanied by Sinn Féin MEPs Bairbre de Brun and Mary Lou McDonald. The purpose of the trip is to update MEPs, the Commission, the Diplomatic corps and NGOs on recent developments in the Irish peace process and to explore ways in which the EU can further assist the search for peace in Ireland.
The Sinn Féin delegation will meet with MEPS from a range of political groups and countries. They will also meet with Danuta Hubner, Commissioner for Regional Development to discuss the need for a Peace III programme.
Mr Adams will hold a press conference in the parliament at 11am and will be addressing a public question and answer session at 5.30.