There are elections underway on both sides of the border.

With the latest analysis the Your Politics podcast is available here on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud and Stitcher.

Presenter Aine Lawlor gets the inside track on the by election battles kick off in Wexford, Cork North Central, Dublin Mid West and Dublin Fingal.

She is joined by Mícheál Lehane, Paul Cunningham and Sorcha Ní Ríada from RTÉ and Nuacht TG4.

In Northern Ireland parties have been wheeling and dealing as they vie for seats in Westminster.

The parties have been divided along Brexit lines of Remain and Leave and have been making pacts not to run in certain constituencies to give politicians which whom they have formed alliances a free run.

But the decision of Britain to leave the EU is also changing the conversation about the future of the island.

A new civic society group, Ireland's Future, called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to hold a Citizens’ Assembly on a potential new settlement on the island of Ireland.

One of the organisation’s committee members, author and columnist Martina Devlin, speaks about the organisation’s aims and the Westminster elections in Northern Ireland.