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The seven candidates at TG4's studios yesterday. Tony Kinlan
The Daily Poll

Poll: Who won the latest Presidential debate?

Which of the seven candidates gave the strongest performance in yesterday’s televised debate?

THE SEVEN PRESIDENTIAL candidates travelled to Connemara yesterday for TG4′s debate.

The debate opened with each candidate presenting a personal statement in Irish, which ranged from supporting jobs to fighting injustice, before facing questions on 1916 commemorations, the national anthem, and the role of the Irish language in their presidency.

The candidates also faced more personal questions about their campaigns so far and what they would particularly focus on if elected.

Who do you think came out on top in last night’s debate?

Poll Results:

Seán Gallagher (1131)
Martin McGuinness (1040)
Michael D Higgins (994)
Dana Rosemary Scallon (970)
I don't know (789)
David Norris (494)
Gay Mitchell (130)
Mary Davis (84)

Read: The TG4 Presidential election debate, as it happened >

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