A meeting between the Taoiseach and the SDLP over the Stormont crisis has ended – with the SDLP saying it will return to Belfast to discuss the situation with party colleagues.
Enda Kenny intervened to try and save the Stormont Assembly.
He wants the SDLP to agree to the DUP’s demands to adjourn the power sharing executive for talks – with Sinn Fein opposed to the idea.
The Executive is close to collapse after the murder of Kevin McGuigan in Belfast – the PSNI says the Provisional IRA may have been involved, even though it’s supposed to have disbanded.
Sinn Fein’s MaryLou McDonald has criticised today’s meeting: