Fine Gael row with TV3 over leaders’ debate heats up

TV3 has accused Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny of attempting to ‘‘veto’’ its presenter, Vincent Browne, and warned that this would not be allowed by the broadcaster.

5th February, 2011

TV3 has accused Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny of attempting to ‘‘veto’’ its presenter, Vincent Browne, and warned that this would not be allowed by the broadcaster.

In an escalation oft he row over Tuesday’s leaders’ debate, TV3 said it would have ‘‘a chair waiting’’ for Kenny in the hope that he would change his mind and participate in the debate chaired by Browne. Hitting back this weekend, Kenny said the...

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