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# debates - Friday 7 August, 2020

Commission rejects Donald Trump’s request for early debate with Joe Biden
# US Elections
# US Elections

Commission rejects Donald Trump’s request for early debate with Joe Biden

Aug 7th 2020, 12:55 PM 25,296 Views 41 Comments

An independent commission said both candidates had agreed to participate in the three scheduled debates.

# debates - Monday 3 February, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald to appear in RTÉ party leaders' debate
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Mary Lou McDonald to appear in RTÉ party leaders' debate

Updated Feb 3rd 2020, 6:13 PM 56,406 Views 246 Comments

The decision came after a meeting of the RTÉ Election Steering Group.

# debates - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'I don't think it worked': Micheál Martin isn't too happy about the crowded line ups for this week's TV debates
# European Elections
# European Elections

'I don't think it worked': Micheál Martin isn't too happy about the crowded line ups for this week's TV debates

May 25th 2019, 7:45 AM 20,827 Views 30 Comments

Martin has suggested a ‘threshold’ for candidates might be used the next time around.

# debates - Sunday 15 January, 2017

The Dáil prayer: We're not the only parliament to have one
# Holy Words
# Holy Words

The Dáil prayer: We're not the only parliament to have one

Jan 15th 2017, 11:30 AM 17,561 Views 86 Comments

It is a requirement under the Dáil rules that a sitting cannot begin without the prayer being read.

# debates - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Donald Trump carries a gun sometimes, but "likes to be unpredictable"
# Debate Room
# Debate Room

Donald Trump carries a gun sometimes, but "likes to be unpredictable"

Oct 29th 2015, 10:05 AM 9,988 Views 16 Comments

Some of the GOP hopefuls didn’t know what a weakness was, though.

# debates - Monday 18 May, 2015

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ
# Feeling Left Out
# Feeling Left Out

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ

May 18th 2015, 11:33 AM 19,182 Views 176 Comments

The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.

# debates - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Marian Finucane using "stopwatches" to ensure balance on marriage referendum debates
# Stopwatch The Presses
# Stopwatch The Presses

Marian Finucane using "stopwatches" to ensure balance on marriage referendum debates

Apr 19th 2015, 6:31 PM 18,919 Views 159 Comments

The broadcaster made the comment on her RTÉ Radio 1 show this afternoon.

# debates - Thursday 15 January, 2015

We're out: Fine Gael confirms it won't take part in Vincent Browne debates
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

We're out: Fine Gael confirms it won't take part in Vincent Browne debates

Jan 15th 2015, 7:07 PM 17,017 Views 79 Comments

Representatives from the party met with TV3 producers at Leinster House this afternoon.

# debates - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Secondary school students battle it out to deliver 'The Speech'
# Speeeeeeeeecchh
# Speeeeeeeeecchh

Secondary school students battle it out to deliver 'The Speech'

Mar 3rd 2013, 7:45 AM 10,132 Views 15 Comments

Three secondary school students hope their versions of famous speeches including Al Pacino’s in Any Given Sunday will land them the grand prize at the Matheson Junior Debating National Mace.

# debates - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Interview: ‘We’re mourning a Republic we never had’ – Fintan O’Toole
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: ‘We’re mourning a Republic we never had’ – Fintan O’Toole

Nov 25th 2012, 8:15 AM 10,257 Views 61 Comments

Our system has made Irish people feel ashamed, the author and journalist tells TheJournal.ie ahead of a series of ‘state of the nation’ debates.

# debates - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

KildareStreet.com launches fundraising bid to build new site
# Kildarestreet.com
# Kildarestreet.com

KildareStreet.com launches fundraising bid to build new site

Oct 16th 2012, 5:20 PM 4,670 Views 10 Comments

The team behind the Oireachtas debate-tracking website need a new system compatible with the new Oireachtas website.

# debates - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Oireachtas 'seeking resolution' to revive KildareStreet.com debate tracker
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

Oireachtas 'seeking resolution' to revive KildareStreet.com debate tracker

Sep 20th 2012, 3:45 PM 4,888 Views 14 Comments

Leinster House authorities say changes to their Debates website, which have knocked out KildareStreet.com, are cost-cutting.

# debates - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates
# US 2012
# US 2012

Autumn's must see political TV: presidential candidate debates

Sep 8th 2012, 3:57 PM 3,705 Views 25 Comments

Romney and Obama will go head to head in three prime time debates over the month of October.

# debates - Monday 10 October, 2011

Debates, debates everywhere... your guide to the remaining Áras clashes
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Debates, debates everywhere... your guide to the remaining Áras clashes

Oct 10th 2011, 4:20 PM 1,185 Views 11 Comments

There are six debates – at least! – left in the next 17 days of campaigning. Here’s your at-a-glance guide to what’s going on.

# debates - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Presidential debates: When and where they are happening
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Presidential debates: When and where they are happening

Sep 27th 2011, 5:19 PM 1,648 Views 8 Comments

RTE and TV3 have bagged the presidential candidates for several face-offs so far. Here’s where you tune in.

# debates - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Deputy Leaders clash over nurses, Irish and economy
# Debates
# Debates

Deputy Leaders clash over nurses, Irish and economy

Feb 10th 2011, 9:31 AM 950 Views 0 Comments

A Deputy Leaders’ debate sees Mary Hanafin, James Reilly and Joan Burton discuss the economy and other issues.

# debates - Monday 7 February, 2011

Gormley offers to fill Kenny's shoes on TV3 leaders' debate
# Leaders' Debates
# Leaders' Debates

Gormley offers to fill Kenny's shoes on TV3 leaders' debate

Feb 7th 2011, 12:15 PM 913 Views 0 Comments

The Greens’ leader says he wants to be “helpful” – but he too thinks a five-way debate is the best option.

Kenny won’t attend TV3 debate
# GE11
# GE11

Kenny won’t attend TV3 debate

Feb 7th 2011, 6:50 AM 2,271 Views 0 Comments

FG leader confirms he will not be participating in the first leaders’ debate this Tuesday evening, citing scheduling difficulties.

# debates - Saturday 5 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Feb 5th 2011, 9:17 AM 1,327 Views 2 Comments

Including: leadership debates to kick off this Tuesday; Sarkozy turns on Irish corporate tax rate; and the US supplied details of UK nuclear secrets to Russia.

# debates - Friday 4 February, 2011

"Anyone, anywhere": Deputy leaders respond to Mary Hanafin's call for debate
# Debates
# Debates

"Anyone, anywhere": Deputy leaders respond to Mary Hanafin's call for debate

Feb 4th 2011, 4:25 PM 1,246 Views 0 Comments

Joan Burton says yes to request for deputy leaders’ debate but Mary White still wants it to be an all-women affair. (Sorry, James Reilly).

Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders' debate
# Debates
# Debates

Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders' debate

Feb 4th 2011, 11:04 AM 905 Views 0 Comments

Four out of five deputy leaders are women so the Greens’ Mary White may well get her all-women (almost) debate after all.