Browne offers to step aside to facilitate TV debate

Browne offers to step aside to facilitate TV debate

TV3 presenter Vincent Browne has offered to step aside from his duties to allow a TV debate on the upcoming referendum between the Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Gerry Adams to go ahead.

The Sinn Féin leader challenged the Taoiseach to a live debate on the EU Fiscal Treaty earlier this week.

Today, Enda Kenny said he would take part in a debate with Deputy Adams, but not one moderated by Vincent Browne.

This evening, TV3 has announced that Mr Browne has offered to step aside to facilitate a debate, which would be hosted by the station's political editor Ursula Hannigan instead.

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