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#Debate

# debate - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge People are now calling for Myleene Klass to be dropped as the face of Littlewoods Klass Debate

People are now calling for Myleene Klass to be dropped as the face of Littlewoods

It’s after she debated a potential mansion tax with Ed Miliband earlier this week.

# debate - Monday 17 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says Burton was effectively kidnapped in Jobstown Not Peaceful

Taoiseach says Burton was effectively kidnapped in Jobstown

The Taoiseach also criticised the actions of AAA TD Paul Murphy, who played a leading role in Saturday’s Jobstown protest.

# debate - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dáil adjourned until Tuesday after Mary Lou stages four-hour sit-in Goodbye Mary Lou This post contains videos

Dáil adjourned until Tuesday after Mary Lou stages four-hour sit-in

It’s the second time in a month the Sinn Féin TD has been suspended from the chamber.

# debate - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In full: Enda Kenny’s speech accusing Sinn Féin of moving sex abusers to the South Abuse Claims

In full: Enda Kenny’s speech accusing Sinn Féin of moving sex abusers to the South

There was a heated three-hour debate in the Dáil today, stemming from allegations made by Maíria Cahill.

# debate - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The Score ‘This whole conversation’s been an embarrassment’ – Off the Ball’s LOI chat gets heated Debate

‘This whole conversation’s been an embarrassment’ – Off the Ball’s LOI chat gets heated

The furore from Roddy Collins’ recent controversial comments is showing no sign of relenting.

# debate - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From The Score Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson’s link Doubt

Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson’s link

Dr Abraham Lieberman said it was impossible to be sure regarding the root cause of his condition.

# debate - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What does Joan Burton make of Facebook and Apple paying for female workers to freeze their eggs? Oh Baby

# debate - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Yet another Irish Water controversy for Fine Gael… Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Yet another Irish Water controversy for Fine Gael…

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# debate - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The Score Here’s Cusack, Brennan and Cummins’ preview of Sunday’s ‘titanic’ hurling final Debate

Here’s Cusack, Brennan and Cummins’ preview of Sunday’s ‘titanic’ hurling final

The Sunday Game have posted their All-Ireland hurling final preview.

# debate - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Let’s stay together’: Now Paul McCartney’s weighing in on the Scottish independence debate Calm Down

‘Let’s stay together’: Now Paul McCartney’s weighing in on the Scottish independence debate

Mick Jagger, Stephen Hawking and Judi Dench are also urging a ‘no’ vote next month. But Sean Connery’s heading up the celebrity ‘yes’ campaign.

# debate - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Nobody is better placed to run Scotland than Scottish people’ Indyref

‘Nobody is better placed to run Scotland than Scottish people’

The leaders of both sides in the Scottish referendum did battle tonight.

# debate - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There are just 66 days until the next Budget so let’s talk about how much we should cut Counting The Days This post contains a poll

There are just 66 days until the next Budget so let’s talk about how much we should cut

€2 billion, €1 billion or should we aim for a neutral budget. Let’s start the debate…

# debate - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge Over Troubled Water

Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge

Locals have been protesting against the plans for the scheme, claiming it will bring more traffic into the city.

# debate - Monday 9 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Seconds out, round one in the Labour leadership contest Ring The Bell This post contains videos

LIVE: Seconds out, round one in the Labour leadership contest

The debate tonight is the first of five events.

From TheJournal.ie GSOC bugging report expected to be discussed by Cabinet tomorrow Gardagate

GSOC bugging report expected to be discussed by Cabinet tomorrow

The Cooke report was commissioned in February following reports of “unlawful surveillance”.

# debate - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 7 things we learned from last night’s Dublin Prime Time debate Election Porn

7 things we learned from last night’s Dublin Prime Time debate

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

# debate - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 7 things we learned from last night’s Ireland South Prime Time debate Election Porn

7 things we learned from last night’s Ireland South Prime Time debate

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

# debate - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Prime Time is holding three European election debates – but not everyone’s happy about it Election Porn

Prime Time is holding three European election debates – but not everyone’s happy about it

Almost 200 complaints have already been made – before anyone’s even opened their mouth or read out any tweets.

# debate - Monday 24 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Priest says Iona Institute didn’t handle homophobia debate well Turbulent Priests

Priest says Iona Institute didn’t handle homophobia debate well

Fr Brendan Hoban said Iona’s ‘rush to the legal eagles’ was unwise.

# debate - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Right to a home and protection of ethnic minorities on agenda for Constitutional Convention Human Rights

Right to a home and protection of ethnic minorities on agenda for Constitutional Convention

The convention is meeting for the last time in it’s 15-month process with economic, social and cultural rights the topics of the day.

# debate - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s a sneak peek at the set for Vincent Browne’s new show… VINB

Here’s a sneak peek at the set for Vincent Browne’s new show… Exclusive

The format of this new show means politicians who want to have their say will have to sit in the 200-strong audience to take part in the debate.

# debate - Friday 7 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of “pretending to support” Down syndrome support bill Debate

Government accused of “pretending to support” Down syndrome support bill

The Government did not oppose Finian McGrath’s bill but TDs were concerned that it would get slowed down by Oireachtas committees.

# debate - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mitchell cites technicality as he is only Irish MEP to abstain from EU anti-homophobia vote On The Fence

Mitchell cites technicality as he is only Irish MEP to abstain from EU anti-homophobia vote

The Fine Gael MEP and former presidential candidate was the only Irish MEP not to vote in favour of the final resolution but insisted he supports the resolution.

# debate - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie David Norris and Paul Murphy raise homophobia in Irish and EU parliaments Debate

David Norris and Paul Murphy raise homophobia in Irish and EU parliaments

Senator David Norris calls for debate on the issue in the Seanad while MEP Paul Murphy brings up the Irish row in Strasbourg.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine MPs fail to strike deal to weaken president’s powers Crisis

Ukraine MPs fail to strike deal to weaken president’s powers

In parliament, protest leader Vitali Klitschko – a former world champion boxer – called for an end to the ‘dictatorship”.

# debate - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday Debate

The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday

According to RTE, ‘The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia; what constitutes homophobia and who gets to define the word?’

# debate - Friday 20 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie BAI upholds complaint about abortion coverage on RTÉ’s Morning Edition Debate

BAI upholds complaint about abortion coverage on RTÉ’s Morning Edition

The upheld complaint alleged that the presenter did not adequately challenge remarks put forward by a contributor.

# debate - Sunday 8 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams challenges party leaders to a debate on the past Debate

Gerry Adams challenges party leaders to a debate on the past

The Sinn Féin leader has accused other political parties of “contrived outrage” following his controversial comments about the Smithwick Tribunal report.

# debate - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Do you call him Santa or Santy? Santy Baby?

Do you call him Santa or Santy?

The debate rages on this Christmas.

# debate - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The Score 6 Talking Points before the weekend’s GAA club action Comment

6 Talking Points before the weekend’s GAA club action

It’s another big weekend in the AIB provincial club championships.

# debate - Friday 15 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is social media promoting or stifling debate? Opinion

Column: Is social media promoting or stifling debate?

When we profess to care about a cause on social media, are we helping the discussion or just making ourselves feel better? Stephen Downes discusses whether the information age is killing genuine debate.

# debate - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie TDs call for debate on FOI bill to be adjourned pending more consultations FOI Bill

TDs call for debate on FOI bill to be adjourned pending more consultations

Mary Lou McDonald, Stephen Donnelly and Seán Fleming have supported a call by the NUJ to be included in the talks but their request for an adjournment was rejected in a vote.

# debate - Friday 8 November, 2013

From The Score 5 Talking Points – TJ Ryan and Donal O’Grady are Limerick’s new co-managers Debate

5 Talking Points – TJ Ryan and Donal O’Grady are Limerick’s new co-managers

The appointments were ratified last night by the Limerick county board.

# debate - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From The Score Schmidt may be courting disaster by picking an under-strength Irish XV Debate

Schmidt may be courting disaster by picking an under-strength Irish XV

We debate the merits of selecting an Irish teams with and without their heavy-hitters.

# debate - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD open to Portuguese model of cannabis decriminalisation Cannabis

Fine Gael TD open to Portuguese model of cannabis decriminalisation

Though the TD’s views are not exactly in line with the party’s position, he will be voting with the government tomorrow after a debate on cannabis legalisation.

# debate - Sunday 3 November, 2013

From The Score 5 talking points from this weekend’s Pro12 action Debate

5 talking points from this weekend’s Pro12 action

Small crowds, dodgy referees and Leinster’s supporting cast make the list this week.

# debate - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dáil to debate legalising cannabis for three hours next week Cannabis

Dáil to debate legalising cannabis for three hours next week

A private members’ motion by independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan is likely to provoke some interesting debate in the Dáil next Tuesday and Wednesday.

# debate - Monday 28 October, 2013

Switzerland is to vote on giving every citizen an unconditional income of €2,000

This is the result of a system where proposals which receive 100,000 signatures can be voted on by the public.

# debate - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From The Score ‘Only English people should play for England’ – Wilshere wades in on Januzaj debate Opinionated

‘Only English people should play for England’ – Wilshere wades in on Januzaj debate

‘You think of Spain and you think technical but you think of England and you think they are brave and they tackle hard. We have to remember that,’ the Arsenal midfielder added.

# debate - Monday 7 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Taoiseach have taken part in a TV debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Taoiseach have taken part in a TV debate?

The Fine Gael leader is being criticised from within his own party for not debating Micheál Martin. Do you think a TV appearance last week would have made any difference?

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