first_imgTÁNAISTE AND MINISTER for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore is to meet Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness in Armagh this morning at a conference about sport and reconciliation.Gilmore is to address a conference being organised by the three largest sports bodies in Northern Ireland to talk about the positive role sport can play in improving relations within and between communities in the North.The Tánaiste said community-based groups have a big role to play in the reconciliation process.“Sporting organisations are amongst the best placed to break down barriers at the local level,” he said.He praised the GAA, the IFA and the IRFU for their work in Northern Ireland, saying that they have “enormous potential to change community relations for the better”.The Tánaiste will remain in Northern Ireland until Sunday. He is due to attend the SDLP conference in Armagh on Saturday and the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Belfast City Hall on Sunday.Read: Adams calls for information in response to documentary on ‘The Disappeared’ > Column: The Celtic Tiger mauled Ireland, so why are NI politicians trying to mimic it? >last_img

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