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New Late Debate Presenters to start from tonight | 13.2.18

New Late Debate Presenters to start from tonight | 13.2.18

RTÉ Radio 1 recently announced a series of changes across its weekday schedule, including three new presenters for Late Debate (10–11pm, Tuesday - Thursday). Starting tonight, and every Tuesday, Late Debate will be presented by Sarah McInerney; from tomorrow night, and every Wednesday, Katie Hannon will present the programme; and on Thursday night, and every Thursday, Late Debate will be presented by Fionnuala Sweeney.

Sarah McInerney was previously the Political Correspondent with the Sunday Times and presenter of Newstalk Drive. She currently presents the Sunday Show on TV3 which she will continue to present. Katie Hannon is Political Correspondent with Prime Time on RTÉ One and was previously Political Correspondent with the Evening Herald and the Irish Examiner as well as Political Editor of the Irish Mail on Sunday.Fionnuala Sweeney returns to RTÉ having been an anchor and correspondent with CNN International in London and Atlanta. Irish audiences will also remember Fionnuala as the solo host of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1993.

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