Mary Lou McDonald Will Take Part In RTE's Prime Time Debate Tomorrow Night

It follows a decision by the broadcaster to hold a three way leaders debate between Sinn Féin, Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil. 

The broadcaster has also decided to invite the leaders of five other parties to a debate on Thursday night.  

In making the decision RTE says it's noted a BAI rule which says broadcasters should consider amending their coverage during a campaign if they feel it's necessary for fairness and impartiality.  

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has welcomed the decision and says it offers a chance to 'expose' some of Sinn Fein's policies:

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