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Funding sought for national schools debating competition

Addressing the monthly meeting of the Municipal District, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke called on his elected representative colleagues and administration to allocate relevant funding in support of a national schools debating competion to take place next year.

Undecided on Eighth Amendment deserve better than current debate

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Two groups intended to be representative of Irish people - the Citizens’ Assembly and the Oireachtas Committee – went in with different views on abortion and were exposed to a calm and reasoned debate that got into the nuance, difficulties, and reality of the 8th amendment. Both groups came out with a strong majority in favour of a Yes vote.

St Ita’s are champions in schools debating competition

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St Ita’s National School, Loughrea, are overall winners of the 2018 Schools Debating competition.

Political points scoring takes over parking debate

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The topic of parking charges took up more than two hours of this week's Mayo County Council meeting — despite the fact the full council has no say in changing the status quo.

'When people put the woman at the centre of the debate, they put themselves in her shoes'

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A referendum to repeal or retain the controversial Eighth Amendment of the Constitution is no longer a matter of if, but when. What happens between now and the yet to be decided referendum date, is a long campaign by all sides in the argument to win the hearts and minds of voters.

Mayo schools debating competition a huge success

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The Mayo Schools' Debating Competition, organised by Mayo Association Dublin, sponsored by MAYO.ie and in association with Bank of Ireland, held its Grand Final in Trinity College Dublin on Saturday last. The motion for debate was "That this house is against independence for Catalonia’, which produced a lively debate, with speeches of exceptional ability on both sides.

Mayor’s Primary Schools Debating Competition launched

Mayor of Athlone, Aengus O’Rourke is encouraging fifth and sixth class children to sign up for the upcoming Primary Schools Debating Competition

Mayo Association Dublin launches inaugural schools’ debating competition

Mayo Association Dublin has announced the launch of the inaugural Mayo Association Dublin Schools’ Debating Competition this year for senior cycle students in Mayo, sponsored by MAYO.IE and in association with Bank of Ireland, Mayo.

Castlebar team are the talk of the town after debating win

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The junior debating team from St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, are the talk of the town following their win at the recent regional final of Comórtas an Phiarsaigh, the annual competition organized by Gael Linn for second-level schools nationwide. The event took place in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, last week.

Debating the debates as the drama unfolds

I am sure many of you have been looking at and listening to the Leaders Debates on TV. Last week we had the TV3 one among four leaders: An Taoiseach, An Tánaiste, Micheál Martin, and Gerry Adams. Just this week, on Monday night on RTÉ, we had a Leaders Debate among seven.

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