TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar and Northern Ireland Secretary of State Julian Smith are expected to pay a symbolic visit to Enniskillen for Remembrance Sunday this weekend.

It’s understood the Irish Prime Minister will lay a wreath of green laurels at the war memorial as he has done previously while Mr. Smith will lay a wreath on behalf of Boris Johnson’s government.

For the act of remembrance, the two men will put politics aside and join Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster whose party has been sparring with both of their governments over Brexit.

Viscount Brookeborough, The Queen’s Lord Lieutenant for County Fermanagh will lead the commemoration.

Bryan Wockley, the Deputy US Counsel General and his wife Sarah; Jerome Mullen, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland and his wife Margaret will also take part.

Other representatives attending the event include Vice Chairwoman of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council Diana Armstrong, Ulster Unionist MLA Rosemary Barton and representatives from the SDLP.

The event will also take part in the event which will also remember those killed and injured in the Enniskillen bombing in 1987.

A religious service will take place at St. Macartin’s Catherdral afterwards.

Chairman of Royal British Legion in Enniskillen John Jones said this weekend’s event will “remember those killed in fallen and those who have fallen in local conflicts”.

“It’s a day of remembrance, it’s not for one side or the other,” he said.

In Fivemiletown a parade will assemble at 2.30pm for service at Fivemiletown Community War Memorial at 2.45pm sharp. After this the parade will move off led by the Irvine Memorial Pipe Band Clabby followed by the Standards, Royal British Legion members, UDR Association members, Royal Ulster Constabulary George Cross Association members, Army Cadets and local Youth Organisations. During the parade to St John’s Parish Church for service at 3.30pm the procession will halt at the junction of Main Street and Spout Road where a wreath will be laid in memory of murdered RUC officers Constable Drew Beacom and Reserve Constable Ernie Smith and a minutes silence observed. During the return parade to Fivemiletown Royal British Legion the salute will be taken on the Church Road.

In Ballinamallard those taking part, including organisers Irvinestown Royal British Legion are asked to form at the Diamond area at around 10.45am and afterwards services will take place in the Church of Ireland and Methodist churches.

Other services will take place in Lisnaskea and Brookeborough.