Highland Radio to broadcast final election debate as preparations continue for GE2016

MicrophonesHighland Radio's second and final pre election debate is broadcast this evening from 6pm.

Taking part are Frank McBrearty Ind, Pat the Cope Gallagher FF, Paddy Harte FG, Niamh Kennedy Ind, Padraig MacLochlainn SF, Michael Mooney Ind and Tim Jackson Ind.

Gary Doherty of Sinn Fein had to withdraw from the debate due to illness.

While you wait for the show to start at 6pm, you can listen back to Highland Radio's first Election debate

Issues discussed included health, taxation, water charged and broadband. At times there were heated exchanges most notably between Fine Gael's Joe McHugh and Sinn Fein's Pearse Doherty.

PART TWO

Meanwhile, preparations for the county are well underway at the Aura Leisure Centre for the count, Greg Hughes called in to see the progress so-far