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# debate - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Scottish football season up in the air with one club to vote on SPFL resolution

The points-per-game system would be replicated in the Premiership should the SPFL board decide Covid-19 will prevent its resumption.

# debate - Monday 6 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Several countries are making masks mandatory - but experts differ over whether they're effective Debate

Several countries are making masks mandatory - but experts differ over whether they're effective

Some European countries have ordered people to wear masks outside.

# debate - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by reduced number of TDs in Dáil Coronavirus

Emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by reduced number of TDs in Dáil

In a marathon Dáil debate, politicians are having their say on emergency legislation.

# debate - Monday 16 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Elbow bumps and no audience as Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden clash on tackling Covid-19 Debate

Elbow bumps and no audience as Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden clash on tackling Covid-19

The two Democratic candidates debated each other last night.

# debate - Thursday 20 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate Las Vegas

Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate

The former New York mayor was forced to defend his record on race and gender as well as his personal wealth.

# debate - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'I think if Conor isn't an 8/10 this week, you can't really keep picking him'

Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman make their cases for Conor Murray and John Cooney respectively.

# debate - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'We've got lads who can do both and I just don't think Stander is one of them'

Andy Dunne wants to see Ireland look for more from their back row forwards.

# debate - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the General Election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the General Election?

Last night, the seven leaders from the main political parties took part in a live TV debate.

# debate - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: The claims made by Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin in the first leaders' debate Ge2020

FactCheck: The claims made by Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin in the first leaders' debate

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin clashed last night in a debate on Virgin Media One. We’ve looked at the main claims.

From TheJournal.ie Lise Hand: Will they? Won't they? Shades of Love Island as big parties can't avoid recoupling talk Ge2020

Lise Hand: Will they? Won't they? Shades of Love Island as big parties can't avoid recoupling talk

Who needs bikinis and palm trees and hook-ups when we have Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin post-breakup? asked Lise Hand who was in Ballymount last night for the Virgin Media Big Debate.

# debate - Friday 6 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election Final Countdown

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

# debate - Monday 2 September, 2019

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

'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

'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

From TheJournal.ie 'I wrote the damn bill': Bernie comes out fighting as Democrats clash in presidential debate Medicare For All

'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

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary China

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: It is time to stop paying people to spread hate Opinion

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

From TheJournal.ie Video showing Pope Francis trying to avoid having his ring kissed goes viral Catholicism

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

'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

From TheJournal.ie Important information or a 'distraction': Exactly how many people are living in homeless accommodation? Debate

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

From TheJournal.ie May and Corbyn agree to debate Brexit on live TV BBC Or ITV?

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

From TheJournal.ie The great big Brexit debate: May wants to take on Corbyn over EU deal Brexit Battle

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

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: How does President Michael D Higgins pay for his dog grooming bills? Aras 18

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?

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Who got it right between Higgins and Ní Riada in the debate over speaking rights? Race For The Áras

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

From TheJournal.ie Cora Sherlock says she didn't agree with pro-life campaign decision to remove her from RTÉ debate Prime Time

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

From TheJournal.ie "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

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

Both men appeared on The Sunday Game last night.

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Two lawyers on the 8th Amendment and if we should retain or repeal it Read Me

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Dehumanising and heartbreaking': TFMR group complain to RTÉ over Claire Byrne Live debate Abortion

'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

From TheJournal.ie Belfast City Council passes motion to decriminalise use of abortion pills Debate

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

'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

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Has #MeToo turned into a witch hunt? Opinion

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

From TheJournal.ie 'There are two views in the party': Fianna Fáil split after Micheál Martin says he supports repeal DIVIDED PARTY

'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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Medicinal cannabis bill makes progress in the Dáil despite expected opposition The Next Stage

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

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Has Budget 2018 moved towards solving the housing crisis? Read Me

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?

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