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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Vincent Browne

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# Your Say
Poll: Who gets your vote to renegotiate the bailout?
Who do you think we should dispatch to Brussels to break the bad news?
# Debate
Quick-fire election debate at the Button Factory tonight
The event – hosted Vincent Browne, David McWilliams and Paddy Cullivan – has been set up by a Dublin musician who encourages audience participation and says candidates need to be “quick and clear” with their messages.
# Enda Kenny
Kenny promises to ‘lead from the front’ during Leitrim speech
Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny seemed unperturbed by criticism levelled at him for not attending the live leaders’ debate last night, saying that his meeting in Letirim was the “first political meeting that has been streamed live on the internet”.
# Leaders' Debate
And they’re off… The issues and the points-scoring of the first leaders’ debate
Last night’s TV3 debate between Eamon Gilmore and Micheal Martin was relatively restrained… and so was Vincent Browne.
# Leaders' Debate
The first leaders' debate: reactions to Enda Kenny's absence
Round-up of Twitter and tabloid reactions to the Fine Gael leader’s refusal to take part in the first leaders’ debate tonight on TV3.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Monday
The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail: The manifestos of the three biggest political parties are unveiled, Dylan Haskins is caught between a rock and a hard place, and Éamon Ó Cuiv is all tuckered out.
# leaders' debates
Browne: Enda has used me "as a ploy" to dodge debates
TV3′s broadcaster says Enda Kenny has used Vincent Browne’s presence as an excuse not to take part in the channel’s debate.
# GE11
Kenny won’t attend TV3 debate
FG leader confirms he will not be participating in the first leaders’ debate this Tuesday evening, citing scheduling difficulties.
# GE11
Sinn Féin launches campaign as parties turns to jobs and health
With under three weeks to go ’til polling, parties focus on HSE and job creation as they campaign today.
# GE11
Daily Fix: Saturday
A round-up of today’s campaign trail events: debating the debates; a party resignation in Waterford; and lots of hype for TV3 debate.
# GE11
Daily Fix: Friday
Politicians blow hot and cold with Vincent Browne; James Reilly is on his tod with the girls; and the sun shines on a Fine Gael/Labour coalition.
# Complaints
OMFG! Xposé's Karen rapped by Broadcasting Authority
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upholds three complaints – including one against Xpose using the phrase ‘OMFG’.
# leaders' debates
Kenny 'won't do any programme' involving Vincent Browne
The Fine Gael leader puts the skids on TV3′s plan for Tuesday’s debate by saying he wants nothing to do with Browne.
# TV3
“I love Vincent Browne”, admits bashful Micheál Martin
The Fianna Fáil leader says he’s looking forward to the TV3 debate, and denies impropriety over Owen O’Callaghan’s donations.
# Face off
Enda vs VinB: who would you back?
There’s speculation today that Enda’s afraid of VinB. Should he be? Have your say in our daily face-off.
# TV
Vincent Browne vs The Eleventh Hour: The tweet wars
RTE put its new current affairs show head-to-head with TV3′s stalwart Vinnie – but who won in the battle between #vinb and #rte11 according to Twitter?
# GE11
TV3 outlines plans for leaders’ election debate
The commercial broadcaster wants to hold a three-way leaders’ debate, with the heads of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Labour.
Video: Lenihan takes Browne down to Chinatown
It was clearly way past a certain government junior minister’s bedtime on TV3 current affairs show last night…
Poll: Were you happy with RTÉ’s bailout coverage?
Outrage over RTÉ television coverage of bailout announcement
The national broadcaster comes under fire after failing to tell viewers about the bailout speech – and pulling the feed early.
Vincent Browne to apologise over Kenny remark
Browne received complaints after saying Enda Kenny should go into a dark room with a “gun and bottle of whiskey”.
# TV3
Ivan Yates 'would like' to succeed Browne on TV3
Ivan would be keen to continue substituting for Vincent Browne – though other presenters got higher ratings.