RTE Will Decide Today Whether The Sinn Fein Leader Will Be Allowed Into The Final Televised Debate Of The Election Campaign

The party is calling for Mary Lou McDonald to be included in tomorrow nights programme

At the moment it's a head-to-to head between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael. 

Sinn Féin's director of elections met the national broadcaster yesterday and raised the exclusion of its leader. 

RTÉ says its approach to leaders' debates are based on "empirical data" and it will give "due consideration to any representation made". 

Political correspondent Sean Defoe says RTE's election committee will meet this morning to make a decision:

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