Election 2016: The second leaders’ debate – the key moments

The debate was not exactly full of fireworks but explored some key election issues

16th February, 2016
Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin at last night's debate Pic: Courtesy of RTÉ

The second RTE’s Leader’s Debate did feature a calm and authoritative performer who was able to cope with the interruptions and the heckling. But that’s enough about RTE’s Claire Byrne.

In truth, the seven party “leaders” took part in what was generally a well-mannered debate. It was not exactly full of fireworks. But it did explore some key election issues and gave parties a chance to show...

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