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Vincent is very excited about tonight. Maybe. Screengrab via TV3

McDowell, McDonald, Martin and Bruton lined up for Vincent Browne debate tonight

Vincent Browne hosts the final Seanad referendum TV debate tonight.

FORMER TÁNAISTE Michael McDowell and Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald are to participate in a four-way debate on the Seanad referendum on TV3 tonight.

The debate’s format and guests have been finalised late this afternoon with Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin and Fine Gael’s Richard Bruton also participating, rekindling their rivalry from last night’s Prime Time debate.

Martin and McDowell, who is involved with the Democracy Matters campaign, are advocating a No vote while Bruton and McDonald will be trying to convince people to vote Yes.

Vincent Browne will moderate the debate special which gets under way from 10.05pm tonight. will be liveblogging the debate as it happens.

Read: Here’s what happened in last night’s Seanad debate on Prime Time >

Read: Everything you need to know about the Seanad referendum but were afraid to ask

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