French politicians visit the local region to assess the border

French politicians have completed a tour of the local region in which they assessed the ‘border question’ for themselves.

15 members of the French Senate travelled over to visit Ireland and Northern Ireland and during the trip, made their way to the local region to take a look at the situation.

During the visit it was impressed upon the delegation that the Irish border question must remain at the top of the European Union agenda as Brexit negotiations continue.

Local Fianna Fáil TD Brendan Smith took them on a tour of the area and explains why it was so important for them to visit: