# debate - Today’s News
A glimpse at a little-seen world.
# debate - Monday 24 February, 2014
Fr Brendan Hoban said Iona’s ‘rush to the legal eagles’ was unwise.
# debate - Saturday 22 February, 2014
The convention is meeting for the last time in it’s 15-month process with economic, social and cultural rights the topics of the day.
# debate - Saturday 8 February, 2014
The format of this new show means politicians who want to have their say will have to sit in the 200-strong audience to take part in the debate.
# debate - Friday 7 February, 2014
The Government did not oppose Finian McGrath’s bill but TDs were concerned that it would get slowed down by Oireachtas committees.
# debate - Thursday 6 February, 2014
The Fine Gael MEP and former presidential candidate was the only Irish MEP not to vote in favour of the final resolution but insisted he supports the resolution.
# debate - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
Senator David Norris calls for debate on the issue in the Seanad while MEP Paul Murphy brings up the Irish row in Strasbourg.
In parliament, protest leader Vitali Klitschko – a former world champion boxer – called for an end to the ‘dictatorship”.
# debate - Thursday 30 January, 2014
According to RTE, ‘The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia; what constitutes homophobia and who gets to define the word?’
# debate - Friday 20 December, 2013
The upheld complaint alleged that the presenter did not adequately challenge remarks put forward by a contributor.
# debate - Sunday 8 December, 2013
The Sinn Féin leader has accused other political parties of “contrived outrage” following his controversial comments about the Smithwick Tribunal report.
# debate - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
# debate - Friday 22 November, 2013
It’s another big weekend in the AIB provincial club championships.
# debate - Friday 15 November, 2013
# debate - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
Mary Lou McDonald, Stephen Donnelly and Seán Fleming have supported a call by the NUJ to be included in the talks but their request for an adjournment was rejected in a vote.
# debate - Friday 8 November, 2013
The appointments were ratified last night by the Limerick county board.
# debate - Thursday 7 November, 2013
We debate the merits of selecting an Irish teams with and without their heavy-hitters.
# debate - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
Though the TD’s views are not exactly in line with the party’s position, he will be voting with the government tomorrow after a debate on cannabis legalisation.
# debate - Sunday 3 November, 2013
Small crowds, dodgy referees and Leinster’s supporting cast make the list this week.
# debate - Saturday 2 November, 2013
A private members’ motion by independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan is likely to provoke some interesting debate in the Dáil next Tuesday and Wednesday.
# debate - Monday 28 October, 2013
This is the result of a system where proposals which receive 100,000 signatures can be voted on by the public.
# debate - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
‘You think of Spain and you think technical but you think of England and you think they are brave and they tackle hard. We have to remember that,’ the Arsenal midfielder added.
# debate - Monday 7 October, 2013
The Fine Gael leader is being criticised from within his own party for not debating Micheál Martin. Do you think a TV appearance last week would have made any difference?
# debate - Saturday 5 October, 2013
Enda Kenny has come under fire for declining to participate in televised debates on the Seanad Referendum in the wake of its defeat.
# debate - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Miss the Vincent Browne Seanad debate? Read our blow-by-blow account here, there were four people…and Vin B, what more do you want?
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# debate - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
New voters have not been sent Polling Cards, says Dublin City Council, but they are not essential.
It’s Richard Bruton versus Michael Martin, and it’s live.
# debate - Saturday 28 September, 2013
The sad end to the search for missing Peggy Mangan, a court appearance over the Leicester fire and the Taoiseach says ‘no’ to a TV debate.
# debate - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
An Oireachtas sub-Committee will discuss 103 amendments to the proposed taxi regulation law, which will see a shake-up of the industry.
# debate - Monday 23 September, 2013
Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.
Enda Kenny is under pressure to step up to the plate after Micheál Martin accepted an invitation to a head-to-head debate on the Seanad referendum. Our Taoiseach could use a crash course in communications and presentation training, writes Rory Egan.
With the Taoiseach not keen on a televised debate, could Richard Bruton step up?
# debate - Thursday 19 September, 2013
Ruairí Quinn admitted Fine Gael’s claim of €20 million in savings if the Seanad is abolished is “inaccurate” as he took part in a referendum debate in south Dublin last night.
# debate - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny says the Dáil is “the most public forum in the land”. Do you agree?
# debate - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
The Sky Sports pair also gave their opinion on the Scholes, Lampard and Gerrard debate.
# debate - Friday 30 August, 2013
The chairman of the Democracy Matters campaign campaign was challenged to “name one significant thing the Seanad has done”, but argued that he is not defending the current system.
# debate - Tuesday 20 August, 2013
The State’s first organ transplant legislation was signed into law a year ago but a Fianna Fáíl senator says it is flawed and “people will die” because the proper systems are not in place.
# debate - Monday 5 August, 2013
The RTÉ pundit has followed up Saturday’s outburst by claiming the system needs to change.
# debate - Monday 22 July, 2013
Senator Rónán Mullen told the Minister he had “no respect for life”, to which Minister Reilly responded that Mullen had a “scoundrel’s charter”.
# debate - Saturday 13 July, 2013
TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.