Irish Leaders' Debate

The leaders of Ireland’s three major political parties met in their final television debate before the general election on February… read more

The leaders of Ireland’s three major political parties met in their final television debate before the general election on February 25, 2011. The moderator was RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan. Outgoing Prime Minister Brian Cowen recently resigned as leader of Fianna Fail, and the party was doing poorly in the polls due to Ireland’s economic problems. Ireland received a financial rescue package from the European Union and International Monetary Fund. close

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Irish Leaders' Debate

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Program ID:
298114-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Debate
Location:
Dublin, Ireland
First Aired:
Feb 22, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 23, 2011

Airing Details

  • Feb 22, 2011 | 4:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 2011 | 4:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 2011 | 12:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 2011 | 5:26am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 2011 | 11:05am EST | C-SPAN 1

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