Election 2020

Election 2020

Aontú considering High Court over leaders' debate

Aontú has told RTÉ that if it does not include the party in Monday's televised leaders' debate it will take court action.

25.1.2020

Aontú has told RTÉ that if it does not include the party in Monday's televised leaders' debate it will take court action.

Aontú has told RTÉ that if it does not include the party in Monday's televised leaders' debate it will take court action.

RTÉ has responded to a legal letter from the party and explained its criteria for selecting the seven parties that will take part in the debate, which will be hosted by Claire Byrne in Galway next Monday night. Aontú said this afternoon that it will consider going to the High Court on Monday morning. There it will seek Aontú's inclusion or the postponement of the debate in order to allow all leaders to participate at a later stage. "We have received more votes than the Social Democrats in the by-elections. We are just one Dáil seat behind them. We received more votes than People Before Profit in the locals and the by-elections," Aontú Leader Peadar Tóibín said. Other registered parties which will not be part of Monday's debate include Independents4Change and the Clonmel-based Workers and Unemployed Action group. Aontú has 26 candidates running in Election 2020. "It is in the public interest that voters will hear the policy platform of all parties," Mr Tóibín said. Read more: RTÉ News

Ben GilRoy tried that... corrupt RTÉ is suing him... absolutely rotten to the core... it's only Fianna Fáil or Fina Gail allowed on... more brainwashing same old shite what about the national party Is Simon Coveneys's brother working for RTE as chief strategist to RTE's Director General? No fan of Aontú. The exclusion of any party is absolutely ridiculous!! The result of exclusion is the same old has beens that consistently ruin the country get the publicity!! Thanks for nothing RTE!!

Why not to vote Aontú: If RTE wants their license fee then they need to earn it. Start by giving fair and equal airtime to all party leaders so the public are well informed and can confidently cast a ballot. We're supposed to be all about equality remember. 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 If he gets the gig the whole party will be on the telly.

😂😂😂😂 Who ? Show us the full menu, we don't pay you to curate our political options. How about you include NationalPartyIE RTÉ? We know it's because you're scared! When people hear real Nationalists who truly care about their country and its people speak, the public will wake up to the sense and logic, and you lose your stranglehold on their political views.

Aontú makes legal threat to RTÉ over leaders debate - Independent.ieAontú has issued a legal threat to RTÉ over the decision to exclude the party from a televised general election debate. Throwing a wobbler because his party of 6 or 7 won't be represented Lol. Don't give this lot any oxygen.

Al_toMyFriends To listen to their nonsense ... Why are the Green Party being included? Or any of the smaller parties? Either include all or none. Completely unfair, they should sue. Don't see the logic in excluding any party. We live in a democratic society and it's a public funded station. Let the people listen n decide for themselves. And then vote either FF or FG as per

Any party against womens right to choose hasnt a hope so whats the point? Im guessing the legal action is to be paid by the church? Who makes the decision to exclude certain parties? There are a lot of people who would like to know. Sick of having to pay for biased media; paying the mouthpiece of the people we already pay. It’s BS.

They should be first up, alphabetically. fakenews RTE the states national fruadcaster Finally, RTE mention Aontu!! rte we know you don’t like them because they’re prolife. But save yourself some hassle, leave your ridiculous bias at the door for once, and include Toibin1 in your leaders debate.

Essex truck deaths: High Court approves surrender of Eamon Harrison to UKBREAKING: Northern Irish man Eamonn Harrison, who is wanted in connection with the discovery of 39 bodies in a refrigerated container in Essex, can be extradited from Ireland to the UK, a judge in Dublin has ruled He's not a northern Irish man he's either Irish or british ElaineYoung94, The poor guys in the truck, no past, no future,, 👍 Correct decision, if he's found guilty then I hope he gets a very severe sentence.

Simple don't renew your tv lisence rte biased They are irrelevant They should get a grip! Pubisity stunt by the “Catholic Party” Ridiculous..1 TD Yeah they should put the independents on too and it should broadcast it for 12 hours 🙄 It will be an interesting case. Utter madness...by that logic, the HealyRae's should be allowed to take part as well as all the crackpot Neo Nationalist and obscure left wing nutcase parties..Renua are still a thing, as are Official SinnFein and a host of Religious anti Gay parties..do they take part as well?

RTE are simply the propaganda wing of the political establishment in this country. If GE2020 coverage, or lack there of, doesn't make you wake up and realize you are being fed a narrative about who they have decided you are allowed to vote for then nothing will. Well what is the criteria? deeforbes_dee thinks we should be giving Rte more money yet they think they can decide who gets represented on their station. Last time I check we part fund it so you should representing everyone at these debates.

Essex container deaths: High Court judge approves Northern Ireland man's extradition to UK - Independent.ieA High Court judge has said he will order the extradition of a Northern Irish man wanted in the UK to face multiple counts of manslaughter following the discovery of 39 dead Vietnamese

Who in shitting Christ are Aontu? It’s simple, rte is s public service funded by the taxpayer. the parties are representing tax payers. All parties should be involved. If not rte should go private if it wants it’s own agenda The NationalPartyIE & their candidates have been expunged from the coverage of GE2020 by RTE, the National Broadcaster that every household is compelled under law to fund by paying the TV license fee, supposedly to ensure unbiased, fair, democratic coverage for all. Sound Fair?

What is criteria for the parties to be included

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