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#Debate

# debate - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

FactCheck: How does President Michael D Higgins pay for his dog grooming bills?

Businessman Peter Casey has repeatedly claimed that Bród and Síoda’s grooming bills are paid for using public money – but is this true?

FactCheck: Who got it right between Higgins and Ní Riada in the debate over speaking rights?

The debate was over the rights of presidents to address the Oireachtas.

# debate - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Cora Sherlock says she didn't agree with pro-life campaign decision to remove her from RTÉ debate

There had been rumours of in-fighting within the campaign.

# debate - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

"It's going to impact my life": Immigrants have their say on both sides of the referendum debate Abortion This post contains videos

"It's going to impact my life": Immigrants have their say on both sides of the referendum debate

Only Irish citizens are allowed to vote in Friday’s referendum.

# debate - Monday 21 May, 2018

From The42 Spillane claims weaker counties 'being forgotten about', while Whelan wants 13-a-side game trialled Tv View

Spillane claims weaker counties 'being forgotten about', while Whelan wants 13-a-side game trialled

Both men appeared on The Sunday Game last night.

Debate Room: Two lawyers on the 8th Amendment and if we should retain or repeal it

“Referendums can be incredibly blunt tools that force us into one of these two camps.”

# debate - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Dehumanising and heartbreaking': TFMR group complain to RTÉ over Claire Byrne Live debate

The broadcast has drawn criticism from a number of people.

# debate - Monday 9 April, 2018

Belfast City Council passes motion to decriminalise use of abortion pills

The North’s abortion laws are considered some of the most severe in the world, according to Amnesty.

# debate - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

From The42 'There is all to lose in doing so, and nothing to gain' - GAA chief against any Dublin split Dubs Divide

'There is all to lose in doing so, and nothing to gain' - GAA chief against any Dublin split

Páraic Duffy’s annual report was released this morning.

# debate - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Debate Room: Has #MeToo turned into a witch hunt?

Has the campaign gone too far? We asked two commentators to tell us what they think.

# debate - Friday 19 January, 2018

'There are two views in the party': Fianna Fáil split after Micheál Martin says he supports repeal

The Carlow–Kilkenny TD said there is a large contingency within the party that did not agree with its leader.

# debate - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From The42 Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby Debate

Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby

The South African has been at the centre of the storm over the past week and a half.

# debate - Friday 17 November, 2017

From The42 Ruby Walsh has caused quite the reaction with his views on Ray Houghton's iconic goal at USA '94 Debate This post contains videos

Ruby Walsh has caused quite the reaction with his views on Ray Houghton's iconic goal at USA '94

‘That’s what we do in Ireland — jump up and down about mediocrity,’ the jockey said during last night’s episode of Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moments.

# debate - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition

Campaigner Vera Twomey had earlier collapsed outside the gates of Leinster House.

# debate - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Debate Room: Has Budget 2018 moved towards solving the housing crisis?

Paschal Donohoe has delivered his first Budget. But has it been a Budget that tackles the housing crisis?

Debate Room: We should take Apple's €13 billion to halve housing lists

The European Commission announced last week that it is taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover €13 billion of tax due from Apple.

# debate - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Debate Room: Property tax rates are unfair on those living in South County Dublin

High and rapidly increasing house prices have meant that Dublin homeowners shoulder a high proportion of the local property tax bill.

# debate - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge We need to talk about the coddle debate that's dividing the Internet again Coddle

# debate - Thursday 28 September, 2017

'Street thuggery has not won' - Just seven TDs in the Dáil to talk about water charge refunds

Just seven TDs attended last night’s late-night discussion of a Bill for the refund of water charges.

# debate - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Debate Room: Are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far?

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill restricts ads so they are less likely to glamorise our relationship with alcohol.

# debate - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From The42 World Rugby slams calls for tackling ban in schools Debate

World Rugby slams calls for tackling ban in schools

Allyson Pollock and Graham Kirkwood from the Institute of Health at Newcastle University have published research on the issue.

# debate - Thursday 14 September, 2017

ESPN host keeps her job after apologising for calling Trump a 'white supremacist'

Some had been calling for Jemele Hill to be sacked.

# debate - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Watch: The Public Services Card - should we care? PSC This post contains videos

Watch: The Public Services Card - should we care?

Earlier this afternoon Irish Times columnist Noel Whelan and Digital Rights Ireland’s Simon McGarr had a frank exchange of views on the issue at TheJournal.ie HQ.

# debate - Monday 4 September, 2017

Got questions or stories about the Public Services Card? We want to hear from you

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear what you have to say on the subject.

Merkel on course for crushing election victory after rival 'hardly able to land a punch' in debate Ascending To Victory This post contains videos

Merkel on course for crushing election victory after rival 'hardly able to land a punch' in debate

Angela Merkel’s party holds a 17 point lead in the polls ahead of this month’s general election.

# debate - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Debate Room: 'Saudi Arabia's dress codes are an affront to individual freedoms'

Khulood’s video renewed the debate on modesty, Muslim dress codes, and gender equality.

# debate - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

As it happened: Varadkar takes questions as Dáil begins its final week before summer break

TDs are wrapping up their last of pieces of business before the Dáil rises.

# debate - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Debate Room: Simon Harris and Paschal Donohoe debate the leadership candidates

We will know the new leader of Fine Gael tomorrow. Tonight Paschal Donohoe and Simon Harris tell us who they want to prevail.

# debate - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Jeremy Paxman had May and Corbyn in his sights last night but failed to land a knockout punch Battle For Number 10 This post contains videos

Jeremy Paxman had May and Corbyn in his sights last night but failed to land a knockout punch

Corbyn faced tough questioning on his past IRA comments on Sky News and Channel 4 last night.

# debate - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Dragon's Den star to moderate Leo and Simon in Fine Gael hustings

Duffy said he will act as “an independent, objective moderator”.

# debate - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Poll: Do you think healthcare is a privilege or a right? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think healthcare is a privilege or a right?

The new Miss USA is under fire for her controversial comments about health care.

# debate - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'

Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.

# debate - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'Harmful and offensive': Complaint against Katie Hopkins' Today FM appearance rejected

Hopkins had been discussing hate speech on The Last Word.

# debate - Friday 14 April, 2017

Dáil called on to condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East

TD Mattie McGrath says that he and other deputies have been trying to get the Dáil to issue an explicit motion on the issue.

# debate - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Dáil to debate extending maternity leave for the 4,500 Irish mothers who start it in hospital every year

One mother said the current system is unfair but it isn’t something you think about until you find yourself in that situation.

# debate - Monday 27 March, 2017

Debate Room: Luke 'Ming' Flanagan and Nessa Childers debate the EU's merits

EU leaders gathered in Rome this weekend to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, the accord that spawned the European Union.

# debate - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Debate Room: Should the Irish abroad be allowed vote in presidential elections?

A referendum will be held on whether to allow Irish citizens living abroad vote in future presidential elections.

# debate - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge To our commenter community: Making your space a more inviting place Debate

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From The42 To our commenter community: Making your space a more inviting place Debate

To our commenter community: Making your space a more inviting place

Journal Media is rolling out new features to improve your comments experience.

To our commenter community: Making your space a more inviting place

Journal Media is rolling out new features to improve your comments experience.

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