TV: Fingers on the buzzers, no conferring

It dragged like an interminable parent-teacher meeting with seven teachers instead of one

21st February, 2016
Richard Boyd Barrett, Gerry Adams, Micheál Martin, Enda Kenny, Joan Burton, Stephen Donnelly and Lucinda Creighton went head to head in the Leaders’ Debate (RTE One)

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‘Here they are, the three amigos,” said Gerry Adams 15 minutes into the Leaders’ Debate (RTÉ One) at the University of Limerick concert hall, gesturing derisively at his co-contestants Micheál Martin, Enda Kenny and Joan Burton. In truth, however, no one was innocent on this long, dark night of the boilerplate.

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