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# debate - Today's News

'As an inter-county player, I would have preferred the split season'
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

'As an inter-county player, I would have preferred the split season'

4 hours ago 4,643 Views 0 Comments

The new calendar was up for debate on the latest episode of GAA weekly

# debate - Tuesday 27 September, 2022

'Ireland can play well and still deserve to lose - that's what happens against better teams'
# Results Versus Performance
From The42
# Results Versus Performance

'Ireland can play well and still deserve to lose - that's what happens against better teams'

Sep 27th 2022, 1:37 PM 6,358 Views 13 Comments

Shane Keegan weighed in on the results versus performance debate on The42 Football Family podcast.

# debate - Monday 19 September, 2022

Hard luck or hard done by? Should there be more Ulster players on the Ireland team?
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Hard luck or hard done by? Should there be more Ulster players on the Ireland team?

Sep 19th 2022, 8:00 AM 18,419 Views 29 Comments

Ulster’s form has been impressive but you can’t argue much with Andy Farrell’s recent record. The Ireland coach has delivered results.

# debate - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's Team of the Year?
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's Team of the Year?

Jul 24th 2022, 11:25 PM 34,856 Views 19 Comments

As expected, champions Kerry had the largest representation on the team.

# debate - Monday 18 July, 2022

Sunak and Mordaunt ahead in contest to become Tory leader after Tugendhat exit
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Sunak and Mordaunt ahead in contest to become Tory leader after Tugendhat exit

Updated Jul 18th 2022, 8:58 PM 69,329 Views 29 Comments

Tom Tugendhat was eliminated from the contest after the third ballot.

# debate - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Time to move beyond age of reactionary anger when assessing Ireland
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Time to move beyond age of reactionary anger when assessing Ireland

Jun 15th 2022, 6:00 PM 13,808 Views 14 Comments

The words of Graeme Souness ring true: “It’s the players. You’re either a f****** player or you’re not. You’re a big player or you’re not a big player.”

# debate - Friday 29 April, 2022

European Leagues hoping Uefa drop controversial Champions League plan
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

European Leagues hoping Uefa drop controversial Champions League plan

Apr 29th 2022, 2:30 PM 3,624 Views 2 Comments

A decision on the new formats for Europe’s men’s club competitions is set to be taken on 10 May.

# debate - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Boris Johnson says transgender women should not compete in women’s sport
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Boris Johnson says transgender women should not compete in women’s sport

Apr 6th 2022, 3:55 PM 27,725 Views 63 Comments

The UCI prevented transgender cyclist Emily Bridges from competing in a women’s category last weekend.

# debate - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Two US politicians veto law banning transgender athletes from girls' sports
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Two US politicians veto law banning transgender athletes from girls' sports

Mar 23rd 2022, 6:29 PM 6,723 Views 6 Comments

The issue has caused major division in the Republican party as a vote is expected to take place on Friday.

# debate - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks controversy in India
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks controversy in India

Jan 1st 2022, 3:15 PM 13,920 Views 3 Comments

Protesters with black flags gathered at the site after it was unveiled this week.

# debate - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Watch: Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher have heated Cristiano Ronaldo debate
# Difference Of Opinion
From The42
# Difference Of Opinion

Watch: Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher have heated Cristiano Ronaldo debate

Nov 28th 2021, 11:33 PM 14,874 Views 7 Comments

The former Ireland star was critical of Man United’s decision to leave the Portuguese superstar out of the starting XI.

# debate - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

By now, debating who the Irish manager should be feels almost beside the point
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

By now, debating who the Irish manager should be feels almost beside the point

Updated Sep 8th 2021, 12:00 PM 27,460 Views 40 Comments

The scrutiny of Stephen Kenny’s future has intensified in recent days.

# debate - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Take your pick: Gatland sets about selecting his Lions Test 23
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Take your pick: Gatland sets about selecting his Lions Test 23

Jul 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,454 Views 22 Comments

There are big calls to confirm across the starting XV.

# debate - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Aontú launches legal action over 'exclusion' from RTÉ's by-election debates
# Mairéad Tóibín
# Mairéad Tóibín

Aontú launches legal action over 'exclusion' from RTÉ's by-election debates

Jul 1st 2021, 6:22 PM 12,701 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ is hosting two Dublin Bay South by-election debates on Sunday and Monday.

Solutions to the housing crisis: Join us for a panel discussion with all major political parties
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Solutions to the housing crisis: Join us for a panel discussion with all major political parties

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 10:20 AM 10,526 Views 29 Comments

The panel will be hosted by senior reporter Michelle Hennessy and kicks off at 12.30pm.

# debate - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

'We need a change in approach': Dáil hears debate on zero-Covid strategy
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'We need a change in approach': Dáil hears debate on zero-Covid strategy

Feb 10th 2021, 12:18 PM 23,126 Views 50 Comments

The Labour tabled a motion calling for a “national aggressive Covid-19 suppression strategy”.

# debate - Monday 7 December, 2020

'It needs to be rethought' - Pat Gilroy suggests merging counties to combat Dublin's dominance
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

'It needs to be rethought' - Pat Gilroy suggests merging counties to combat Dublin's dominance

Dec 7th 2020, 8:43 AM 30,281 Views 66 Comments

The former Dublin manager took part in a debate with Meath boss Andy McEntee on The Sunday Game.

# debate - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Moving semi-final out of Croke Park would give Cavan better chance against Dublin, admits Galligan
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Moving semi-final out of Croke Park would give Cavan better chance against Dublin, admits Galligan

Nov 24th 2020, 12:25 PM 11,453 Views 16 Comments

But Breffni star Thomas Galligan has no issues with taking on the All-Ireland champions in HQ.

# debate - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Mother and Baby Homes activists reject claim of political interference as FF say campaign has been 'hijacked'
# Debate
# Debate

Mother and Baby Homes activists reject claim of political interference as FF say campaign has been 'hijacked'

Oct 27th 2020, 3:15 PM 30,057 Views 68 Comments

Niall Collins says online abuse directed at TDs is ‘orchestrated’.

# debate - Friday 23 October, 2020

'I'm the least racist person in this room': The key moments and takeaways from the US presidential debate
# Trump V Biden
# Trump V Biden

'I'm the least racist person in this room': The key moments and takeaways from the US presidential debate

Oct 23rd 2020, 6:20 AM 56,392 Views 73 Comments

The flow was better but the insults were still flying.

# debate - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'I think my game is coming along really nicely, to be honest' - Stockdale
# Form
From The42
# Form

'I think my game is coming along really nicely, to be honest' - Stockdale

Oct 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,527 Views 18 Comments

The 24-year-old has been playing at fullback for Ulster in recent times.

# debate - Saturday 10 October, 2020

The second Trump-Biden debate has been cancelled
# It's Off
# It's Off

The second Trump-Biden debate has been cancelled

Oct 10th 2020, 8:19 AM 57,594 Views 99 Comments

A bullish Donald Trump is returning to campaigning but his rival Joe Biden has labelled his behaviour “reckless”.

# debate - Friday 2 October, 2020

What most pundits are overlooking in the Premier League handball debate
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

What most pundits are overlooking in the Premier League handball debate

Updated Oct 2nd 2020, 8:02 PM 26,583 Views 13 Comments

A decision at the end of the Tottenham-Newcastle game last weekend has caused much uproar.

# debate - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Biden blasts Trump as 'embarrassment' for failing to denounce white supremacist groups
# White Supremacy
# White Supremacy

Biden blasts Trump as 'embarrassment' for failing to denounce white supremacist groups

Oct 1st 2020, 7:19 AM 33,714 Views 142 Comments

Meanwhile, the Commission on Presidential Debates will impose new measures to help moderators “maintain order” in future debates.

# debate - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

As it happened: Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in first presidential debate
Live Sep 30th 2020, 3:45 AM

As it happened: Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in first presidential debate

# debate - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Trump demands Biden take drug test before or after first TV debate
# 2020 Election
# 2020 Election

Trump demands Biden take drug test before or after first TV debate

Sep 27th 2020, 7:22 PM 57,525 Views 99 Comments

“His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly,” Trump tweeted. “Only drugs could have caused this discrepancy???”"

# debate - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Scottish football season up in the air with one club to vote on SPFL resolution
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

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

Apr 11th 2020, 10:06 AM 7,820 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 6th 2020, 8:30 PM 36,274 Views 56 Comments

Some European countries have ordered people to wear masks outside.

# debate - Thursday 26 March, 2020

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

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

Updated Mar 26th 2020, 11:00 PM 53,360 Views 126 Comments

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

# debate - Monday 16 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 16th 2020, 8:22 AM 17,438 Views 20 Comments

The two Democratic candidates debated each other last night.

# debate - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate
# Las Vegas
# Las Vegas

Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate

Feb 20th 2020, 7:04 AM 18,986 Views 21 Comments

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'
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

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

Feb 6th 2020, 5:21 PM 25,325 Views 17 Comments

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'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Jan 30th 2020, 8:03 PM 46,940 Views 110 Comments

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

# debate - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 28th 2020, 8:19 AM 35,598 Views 137 Comments

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

# debate - Thursday 23 January, 2020

FactCheck: The claims made by Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin in the first leaders' debate
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Jan 23rd 2020, 8:07 PM 25,134 Views 109 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:50 AM 17,223 Views 45 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 6th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,851 Views 20 Comments

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
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Schmidt deviates from the presumed plan with World Cup surprises

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:00 PM 21,092 Views 33 Comments

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'
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

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

Aug 28th 2019, 10:11 PM 31,752 Views 51 Comments

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
From The42
# On The Telly

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

Aug 5th 2019, 12:00 PM 93,212 Views 101 Comments

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

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