McDonald does not waste her opportunity in debate

Sinn Féin lands blows on housing on both parties as smaller parties fail to shine

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
28th January, 2020
McDonald does not waste her opportunity in debate
Mary Lou McDonald was one of the strongest performers, along with Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Mary Lou McDonald wasn’t found wanting when she finally got her chance.

Sinn Féin supporters have made much of their leader’s exclusion from the two televised head-to-head debates, with their sense of grievance exacerbated by DUP leader Arlene Foster’s planned appearance on the Late Late Show on Friday.

The criteria for choosing the line-ups for such debates is a tricky matter, but for sheer watchability, RTÉ may...

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