Tuesday August 4, 2020

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

28th January, 2020
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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