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#Debate

# debate - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Jackson took benching 'with a smile' as Schmidt slips Sexton back in Debate

Jackson took benching 'with a smile' as Schmidt slips Sexton back in

Joe Schmidt expects to need both of his out-halves against France.

# debate - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Planned talk by Israeli Ambassador at Trinity College is cancelled after protests Student Activists This post contains videos

Planned talk by Israeli Ambassador at Trinity College is cancelled after protests

Students for Justice in Palestine said there was an imbalance on the planned panel.

# debate - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Fianna Fáil says government is 'incoherent and shambolic' but will 'ensure it survives'

The motion was tabled in response to a motion of no confidence in Enda Kenny tabled by Sinn Féin.

# debate - Monday 13 February, 2017

Debate Room: In a post-Brexit world, Ireland needs the Canadian trade pact

Toxic trade deal or necessary agreement? We debate the controversial Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada.

# debate - Monday 23 January, 2017

Debate Room: 'It's only fair that Catholic children are prioritised in Catholic schools'

Minister for Education, Richard Bruton, plans to legislate on the controversial school admissions system soon. But what about the right of minority faiths to prioritise pupils of their faith?

# debate - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Debate: We need to tell pregnant women not to drink alcohol

Although it’s accepted that binge-drinking poses significant risks to a foetus, health professionals and the public are divided on the effects of an occasional drink after 12 weeks.

# debate - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Debate: The shock tactics of the Irish Cancer Society's new campaign are hurtful

The Irish Cancer Society’s controversial “I want to get cancer” awareness campaign launched last week.

# debate - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Debate: Should Twitter do more to protect its users from trolls?

While calling out abusive trolls, author and feminist Lindy West said the real reason she’s leaving Twitter is because Twitter itself refused to do anything substantial to protect its users.

# debate - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Debate Room: Do we need gender quotas in sporting bodies?

Two commentators debate the use of quotas to increase the number of women on our sporting boards.

# debate - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Debate Room: Should we ban the burqa in Ireland?

This week Angela Merkel has said that she supports prohibition of the burqa. Should we also ban face veils here in Ireland?

# debate - Thursday 8 December, 2016

DEBATE ROOM: Is the insurance industry to blame for spiralling insurance prices?

A damning new report concluded that lack of transparency from the insurance industry is a major contributing factor to the rising cost of motor insurance.

# debate - Monday 21 November, 2016

Junior Minister John Halligan's right-to-die bill may be "unusual" but there are no rules against it

Halligan said he is planning to introduce a bill proposing to make assisted suicide legal in Ireland.

Vote: Sprouts for Christmas dinner - yay or nay? Sponsored By Budweiser This post contains a poll

Vote: Sprouts for Christmas dinner - yay or nay?

The issue that divides families across the nation.

Vote: What’s the most important Christmas tradition in your family? Sponsored By Budweiser This post contains a poll
Vote: Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner? Sponsored By Budweiser This post contains a poll

Vote: Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner?

You can only be on one side of history.

Vote: Is it OK to start the second layer of chocolates before finishing the first? Sponsored By Budweiser This post contains a poll
From The42 Is Tony Kelly the greatest ever hurler to come out of county Clare? Debate

# debate - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The42 'England's players want to wear poppies' Debate

'England's players want to wear poppies'

Harry Kane is satisfied at the outcome of his country’s recent debate with Fifa.

# debate - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 'Scone or scon' has finally been settled in the UK... but what do Irish people say? The Big Debate This post contains a poll

# debate - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

14 TDs in Dáil chamber as Bríd Smith produces packet of abortion pills

The Dáil is this evening discussing an AAA/PBP Bill calling for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.

# debate - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 tweets and memes that basically explain last night's debate Bigly

17 tweets and memes that basically explain last night's debate

All the bad hombres and nasty women, throw your hands up at me!

# debate - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Donald Trump invites Obama's half-brother to debate

Hillary Clinton’s guest will be basketball club owner and billionaire Mark Cuban, who has been vocal in his criticism of Trump.

# debate - Monday 17 October, 2016

Here's what you need to know about Trump v Clinton III

The two face off in a debate this Wednesday.

# debate - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 24 tweets and memes that tell you all you need to know about last night's debate Up For Debate
"If I was President, you'd be in jail" - The key moments from Trump vs Clinton II Debate Camp This post contains videos

"If I was President, you'd be in jail" - The key moments from Trump vs Clinton II

Here’s what you missed while you slept.

# debate - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge Everyone is loving this Vine of a reporter furiously saying, 'Thanks a lot, bitch!' at the debate Our Hero

'Maybe he's not as rich as he says he is': The debate moments everyone will be talking about

Trump and Clinton clashed in a fierce debate overnight – here’s what you need to know.

# debate - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Trump threatens to put woman Bill Clinton had affair with in front row for first presidential debate

It’s unclear as to whether or not this is something that can actually happen.

# debate - Saturday 27 August, 2016

French resorts defiant and say they will 'continue to fine' women wearing burkinis

France’s top court has said the ban is “clearly illegal”.

# debate - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 More than just Xs and Ys - The nuance is often lost in the Caster Semenya debate Debate

More than just Xs and Ys - The nuance is often lost in the Caster Semenya debate

Ross Tucker and David Epstein speak to The42 ahead of the South African’s 800m title tilt.

# debate - Monday 1 August, 2016

Saatchi chairman put on leave after comments about gender equality

Kevin Roberts said that the debate about gender bias in the ad world “is all over”.

# debate - Thursday 30 June, 2016

'The pain and suffering is etched in my memory': TD takes emotional stand during fatal foetal abnormalities debate

Fine Gael’s Kate O’Connell was speaking before the Dáil this evening.

# debate - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'Nobody knows what's going to happen': Rival sides make final push ahead of Brexit vote

The Remain camp has the slimmest possible lead – 51% versus 49% support for the Leave side.

# debate - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders

The move led by Texas further escalates a national feud over an issue that has become a lightning rod.for separate groups.

Scuffles between water charge protesters and gardaí as Alan Kelly arrives at the Dáil

Protesters chanted “shame on you” as Kelly made his way to the gates.

# debate - Saturday 14 May, 2016

The Debate Room: Should Child Benefit be linked to school attendance?

The plan to link Child Benefit to children’s school attendance records has come under much scrutiny this week.

# debate - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From The42 'It is wrong' - World Rugby vice-chairman slams three-year residency rule Debate

'It is wrong' - World Rugby vice-chairman slams three-year residency rule

Agustín Pichot says a change is required to international eligibility laws.

# debate - Friday 4 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge Donald Trump defended the size of his penis during a debate and the internet lost it President Trump

# debate - Friday 12 February, 2016

Bernie Sanders has a pretty badass Secret Service codename Intrepid This post contains videos

Bernie Sanders has a pretty badass Secret Service codename

It’s not POTUS, yet.

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