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“Tired and hungry”: Minister Ann Phelan responds on air to last night’s Election Debate walkout

Labour’s Ann Phelan joined John Masterson on KCLR Live earlier this morning in response to last night’s debate walkout.

The Minister, seeking re-election in Carlow-Kilkenny as the public go to the polls this Friday, stormed out during the second hour of last night’s debate declaring she was “fed up with the bloody lot of ye”, referring to her fellow candidates during a discussion on rural bus services.

LISTEN: The moment Ann Phelan departs KCLR’s election debate

Having accepted a call to come on air this morning to address last night’s walkout, the minister suggested she was tired, hungry and “only human”.

Listen back below to her full response.

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