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#Debate

# debate - Monday 2 September, 2019

From The42 Schmidt deviates from the presumed plan with World Cup surprises Debate

Schmidt deviates from the presumed plan with World Cup surprises

The Ireland head coach has named an athletic squad for the tests ahead in Japan.

# debate - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From The42 'I think Jack Conan is the best eight in the country right now' Debate

'I think Jack Conan is the best eight in the country right now'

Former Ireland international Jamie Heaslip feels his ex-Leinster team-mate deserves his shot.

# debate - Monday 5 August, 2019

From The42 'It's nothing against Sky or RTÉ, but a game like that should be seen by everybody. Simple as' On The Telly This post contains videos

'It's nothing against Sky or RTÉ, but a game like that should be seen by everybody. Simple as'

Tomás Ó Sé believes inter-county games should be available free-to-air.

# debate - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'I wrote the damn bill': Bernie comes out fighting as Democrats clash in presidential debate

Sanders grew agitated as he defended his Medicare for All bill.

# debate - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast Whittled Down This post contains videos

Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast

Stewart removed his tie mid-debate but denied it was pre-planned.

# debate - Sunday 2 June, 2019

China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary

Hundreds, or possibly more than 1,000, were killed, although the precise number of deaths remains unknown.

# debate - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 A new football documentary asks: Will we ever see an all-Ireland football team? Debate This post contains videos

A new football documentary asks: Will we ever see an all-Ireland football team?

Division: The Irish Soccer Split is on RTÉ One tonight at 9.35pm.

# debate - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother

Trump’s comments come after several US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions.

# debate - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Opinion: It is time to stop paying people to spread hate

Hit them where it hurts. When so-called ‘provocateur’ Milo Yiannopoulos overstepped the line, he lost his book deal and now he is reported to be heavily in debt, writes Kate O’Brien.

# debate - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Video showing Pope Francis trying to avoid having his ring kissed goes viral

Francis’ apparent reluctance to have his ring kissed has sparked a debate online, where the video has gone viral.

# debate - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From The42 'I'm not happy' - Macron says 2024 Olympics failing poor Paris areas Debate

'I'm not happy' - Macron says 2024 Olympics failing poor Paris areas

There was considerable anger at the French president’s comments.

# debate - Friday 14 December, 2018

Important information or a 'distraction': Exactly how many people are living in homeless accommodation?

The debate around how many people are homeless in Ireland resurfaced again this week.

# debate - Thursday 29 November, 2018

May and Corbyn agree to debate Brexit on live TV

But the party leaders have differing views over which channel should host the face-off.

# debate - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

The great big Brexit debate: May wants to take on Corbyn over EU deal

The debate is set to be held ahead of 11 December vote on Brexit.

# 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.

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