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Poll: Should Enda Kenny take part in a TV debate on the Seanad?

The Taoiseach has turned down an invitation from Prime Time and accused Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin of attention seeking in regard to the debate.

Enda Kenny canvassing with Transport Minister Leo Varadkar in Blanchardstown yesterday.
Enda Kenny canvassing with Transport Minister Leo Varadkar in Blanchardstown yesterday.
Image: Photocall Ireland

RTÉ HAS YET to confirm who will represent the ‘yes’ side in Tuesday night’s planned debate on the abolition of the Seanad.

Enda Kenny has declined to take part — a move criticised by Fianna Fáil, who argue the Taoiseach should appear “to discuss and debate what is his personal initiative”.

But speaking to reporters on a canvass in Blanchardstown yesterday, the Fine Gael leader said Micheál Martin was simply “looking for notice and an opportunity”.

Today we ask: Should the Taoiseach take part and set out his arguments in a live, modified TV debate?:


Poll Results:

Yes (3324)
No (3320)
Not sure (518)
Couldn't care less (492)




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