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Taoiseach Coming To Offaly This Afternoon

He'll be joined this morning in Drogheda by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

The Taoiseach will be hitting the campaign trail in the Midlands today.

Crime and health look set to be the issues that dominate day three of the campaign.

Leo Varadkar and Justice Minister and Laois / Offaly Fine Gael candidate Charlie Flanagan will be visiting Louth before travelling to Birr in the afternoon.

Fianna Fail's Micheál Martin campaigns in Wexford, while Sinn Fein will be in Wicklow.

Labour leader Brendan Howlin also visits Drogheda today, but to talk mainly about plans for the future of work in Ireland.

Yesterday, the Taoiseach said the homelessness crisis "brings shame on us all":

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