Wednesday 28 September 2016

Floating Voter Podcast 7: The first TV debate and the biggest surprise ticket

Published 12/02/2016 | 14:36

With one election debate out of the way and the campaign well underway there is plenty for the team to discuss on today’s Floating Voter.

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INM’s Group Political Editor Kevin Doyle is joined by political correspondents Niall O'Connor and Philip Ryan on this irreverent but relevant look at the latest developments in General Election 2016.

With all the nominations formally submitted and the biggest surprise ticket has emerged from Kerry where Michael Healy Rae is to have his brother as a runner mate.

Are the dynasty getting greedy or is there really room for two Healy Rae’s Leinster House is one of the topics on today’s show.

The team has also been trawling through the latest opinion polls which show Tánaiste Joan Burton to be a woman on the edge.

The first big television debate has sparked some life in the campaign so we’ll be assessing the winners and losers.

And Clare Cullen from Independent.ie drops in to discuss what social media makes of it all.

The Floating Voter is available every Tuesday and Friday and can be listened to on SoundCloud, iTunes, Stitcher and Independent.ie .

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