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# 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 22,989 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 30,049 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 11,406 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 29,929 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 56,348 Views 72 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 9,457 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 57,559 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 26,519 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 33,640 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 57,486 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 7,775 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 36,221 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 53,323 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 17,419 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 18,965 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 25,276 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 46,882 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 35,576 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 25,074 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 17,173 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 6,810 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 21,056 Views 32 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 31,686 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 93,095 Views 101 Comments

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
# Medicare For All
# Medicare For All

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

Jul 31st 2019, 6:51 AM 18,377 Views 26 Comments

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
# Whittled Down

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

Jun 19th 2019, 10:50 AM 36,080 Views 24 Comments

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
# China
# China

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

Jun 2nd 2019, 10:26 AM 27,160 Views 41 Comments

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
From The42
# Debate

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

May 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 12,661 Views 25 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

May 19th 2019, 12:14 PM 19,388 Views 97 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 30th 2019, 7:30 AM 16,292 Views 157 Comments

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
# Catholicism
# Catholicism

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

Mar 26th 2019, 10:56 PM 58,723 Views 69 Comments

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
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

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

Feb 5th 2019, 9:36 PM 5,860 Views 3 Comments

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?
# Debate
# Debate

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

Dec 14th 2018, 4:21 PM 8,979 Views 33 Comments

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
# BBC Or ITV?
# BBC Or ITV?

May and Corbyn agree to debate Brexit on live TV

Nov 29th 2018, 2:34 PM 14,306 Views 22 Comments

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
# Brexit Battle
# Brexit Battle

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

Nov 27th 2018, 11:50 AM 10,445 Views 22 Comments

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?
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

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

Oct 16th 2018, 7:23 PM 86,455 Views 90 Comments

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?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

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

Oct 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 57,982 Views 63 Comments

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
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

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

May 26th 2018, 11:40 AM 48,467 Views 151 Comments

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
# Abortion

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

May 23rd 2018, 9:30 PM 11,076 Views 25 Comments

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

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