The Late Debate Tuesday 30th September
Appointments to State Boards, Irish Water and the Fiscal Advisory Council.
Appointments to State Boards, Irish Water and the Fiscal Advisory Council.
This evening Cormac is joined by Maura Kelly Director of Lawyer Training and Graduate Recruitment at Matheson, Jim Power Economist, Richard Boyd Barrett People Before Profit/United Left Alliance TD for Dun Laoghaire, Eoghan Murphy Fine Gael TD for Dublin Bay South, member of the Banking Inquiry, Sheila Reilly Editor of the Longford Leader and Dundalk Democrat and Caitriona Perry RTÉ Washington Correspondent
Tonight Cormac is joined by Peter Mathews Independent TD Dublin South, Catherine Murphy Independent TD Kildare North, Aideen Hayden Labour Senator, Prof Gary Murphy Snr Lecturer Political Science DCU and John Downing Political Correspondent Irish Independent
This evening Cormac is joined by Dr Mary Murphy Lecturer in Sociology Maynooth University, Catherine Halloran Political Correspondent The Star, Dara Calleary Fianna Fail TD Mayo, Harry McGee Political Correspondent Irish Times and Dara Murphy Minister of State of the Taoiseach and Foreign Affairs Fine Gael
Barrister & Political Analyst Noel Whelan, political editor of the Sunday Business Post Pat Leahy, Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Eamon O’Cuiv, former Fianna Fáil TD for Dublin South Tom Kitt & Fianna Fáil councillor Deirdre Heaney discuss the state of the Fianna Fáil party.
Non-consultant hospital doctor Dr Hugh Adler, Consultant neurologist Orla Hardiman, Fine Gael TD Liam Twomey & medical journalist Priscilla Lynch discuss the issue of junior doctors in our Irish hospitals.
This evening Cormac Ó hEadhra is joined by Lucinda Creighton TD –Reform Alliance and former European Affairs Minister, Dr. Jim Stewart Associate Professor in Finance at Trinity College Dublin, Áine Collins Fine Gael Cork North West, Trevor Ó Clochartaigh Sinn Fein Senator Galway West and Mattie Mc Grath Independent T.D for South Tipp-West to discuss the Niall Collins Letter, Scrap Metal Bill and Corporation Tax rates.
This evening Cormac Ó hEadhra is joined by Fr. Peter McVerry of the Peter Mc Verry Trust, Nat O'Connor Director of the Tasc economic think tank, Bernard Durkan Fine Gael Kildare North, Eamonn O'Cuiv Fianna Fail TD Galway West and John McHale Head of Economics at the National University of Ireland to discuss is austerity making Ireland more unequal ?
This evening Cormac Ó hEadhra is in the chair he is joined by Dr. Ali Selim Spokesperson for the Islamic Cultural Centre in Dublin, Dr Vincent Durac Lecturer in Middle East politics, UCD, Housam ‘Sam’ Najjair Irish-Libyan revolutionary, Dr John O’Brennan Lecturer in European Politics and society and Carol Hunt Journalist Sunday Independent and the Herald to discuss the rise of radical Islam in the Middle East and in the west.
This eveing Cormac Ó hEadhra is in the chair and he is joined by Dr Eddie Molloy Independent management consultant and Director of Advanced Organisation, Shaun Connolly Political correspondent, Irish Examiner, Eamon Delaney Author, journalist and former civil servant, Sean Fleming Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform and John Brennan Sports Journalist Sunday World
Tonight Cormac Ó hEadhra is in the seat and he is joined by Alex White Minister of State for Health and Labour leadership candidate, Niamh Puirseil Historian and Author of 'The Irish Labour Party, 1922-73', Fionnan Sheehan Political editor, Irish Independent and Pat Magner Former National Organiser for Labour, to discuss the race for the leadership of the Labour Party
Cormac Ó hEadhra is in the chair for Audrey this evening and he is joined by Mick Clifford Irish Examiner, Catherine Ghent Family & Child Law Expert, Justine McCarthy Sunday Times Columnist, Ciara Conway Labour TD Waterford and Fr Vincent Twomey Prof Emeritus Moral Theology St. Patricks Collage to discuss the Cooke Report and Tuam Babies
This evening Audrey is joined by Michael O’Regan Parliamentary Correspondent of The Irish Times, Constantin Gurdgiev Economist, Nora Owen Former Fine Gael Justice Minister and Anthony Lawlor Fine Gael TD North Kildare & a member of the Oireachtas Joint Committee an Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, to discuss the challenges facing Enda Kenny.
This eveing Audrey Carville is joined by Tony Donoghue Head of Education and Social Innovation Policy with IBEC, Aine Hyland Emeritus Professor of Education and former Vice President of UCC, Arthur Godsill Director at Godsil Education and former Headmaster St Andrew's College and Ferdinand Von Prondynski Principal Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen and former President of DCU to discuss the leaving cert and the points race.
This evening Audrey Carville is joined by Dermot Lacey Labour Councillor, Kieran Allen Socialist Workers Party and Department of Sociology, Paul Sweeney Labour Party member and former Chief economist with ICTU and Michael Lehane RTE Political Staff to discuss the race for the Labour Leadership
This evening Audrey is joined by Eoin O Broinn Economic Advisor to Sinn Fein & County Councillor, Tony Foley Economist DCU Business School, Jill Kirby Personal finance columnist and Gerry Murray accountant and financial commentator to discuss Sinn Feins Economics Policy
This evening Audrey is joined by Matt Carthy recently elected MEP Sinn Fein, Cian Mc Cormack, RTÉ Election Reporter from the Castlebar count centre. Audrey is then joined by Arthur Spring Labour TD for Kerry North & Limerick West, John Downing Political correspondent with the Irish Independent and former government press advisory, Dr. Niamh Puirseil Author of 'The Irish Labour Party, 1922-73', Ray Kavanagh Former Labour Party Chairman and Phil Prendergast Outgoing MEP
The Late Debate airs a special programme after the shock resignation of Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore. Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Pat Leahy, Eoin O’Broin, Loraine Mulligan, Professor Gary Murphy, Ruth Coppinger & Eamon O’Cuiv discuss the issues of the day and the recent local & European elections held over the weekend.
This evening Audrey is joined by Louise Cooper Financial Analyst, Aideen Hayden Labour Senator & Chairperson of Threshold, Sheila Killian Lecturer in Accounting and Finance University Limerick and Peter Stafford Director of Property Industry Ireland
This evening Audrey is joined by Ciara Kelly GP, Kevin Shortall Founder of www.ourchildrenshealth.ie , Prisilla Lynch Medical journalist and Jerry Buttimer Fine Gael Cork South Central TD and Chairperson of Oireachtas Committee on Health & Children to discuss medical cards
This evening Audrey is joined by Billy Hawkes Data protection commissioner, Simon McGarr Solicitor with special interest in Data Protection, Regina Doherty Fine Gael, TD & member of Oireachtas Committee which made changes to Freedom of Information and Wendy Grossman Technology Writer to discuss Privacy Rights.
Mark Kelly, Director of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, John Redmond General Secretary of Association of Garda Sergeants & Insepectors, John Mooney Security Correspondent with The Sunday Times join Audrey to discuss the matter.
This evening Audrey is joined by Dr. John O'Brennan Lecturer in European Politics and Society and Director of the European Studies programme at NUI Maynooth, Tony Foley Head of Economic Finance at DCU, Pascal Donoghue Fine Gael TD for Dublin Central & the Minister for European Affairs and Simon Jenkins Columnist with The Guardian to discuss Irelands relationship with Europe
This evening Audrey is joined by Eoghan Murphy Fine Gael, Dublin South East and on the Banking Enquiry, Michael McGrath Fianna Fail spokesperson on finance, David Duffy Author of The Management of Management - A Practical Guide to Corporate Governance and Cormac Lucey Financial Analyst to discuss the up comming Banking Enquiry
This evening Audrey is joined by Mick Clifford journalist with the Irish Examiner, John Mooney Security correspondent with The Sunday Times, Sean Fleming TD Fianna Fáil Spokesperson Public Expenditure & Reform and Member of PAC, John Wilson Retired Garda and Whistleblower, Pat Rabbitte Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources and Senator Susan O Keefe to discuss the resignation of Justice Minister Alan Shatter
This evening Audrey is joined by Michael Finucane Solicitor, Jeffrey Donaldson DUP MP for Lagan Valley, Jude Whyte Victims son and Alex Maskey Sinn Féin MLA for South Belfast.
Tonight Audrey is joined by Bob Jordan Director with the housing charity, Threshold, Catherine Murphy Independent TD Kildare North, Peter Stafford Director, Property Industry Ireland (PII) and Dr. Lorcan Sirr Lecturer in housing at Dublin Institute of Technology to discuss the governments housing policy.
Tonight Audrey is joined by Noeleen Blackwell Director Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC), Dr. Sheila Killian Senior Lecture In Finance University of Limerick, Mike Soden On Board of Central Bank Commission and former CEO BOI, Sean Fleming TD Fianna Fáil Spokesperson Public Expenditure & Reform, Member of PAC, to discuss the rise in house repossions
On tonights programme Audrey is joined by Jerry Buttimer Chairman of the Health Committee Fine Gael, Mark Murphy GP, Priscilla Lynch Health Journalist and Berlin Correspondent Irish Times to discuss Universal Health Insurance.
Tonight audrey is joined by Arthur Beesley Political News Editor Irish Times, SEN. Jillian Van Turnhout Former CEO of CRA and Deirdre Garvey CEO The Wheel to discuss Rehad at todays Public Accounts Committee
Gabi Muntean, Roma Volunteer Worker, Ronnie Fay, Co-ord of Pavee Point, Brigid Quilligan, director of Irish Traveller Movement, David Joyce Barrister & Michael Keating Roma translator discuss the topic with Audrey.
Tonight Audrey is joined by Dave Connolly Community Activist, John Redmond labour Dublin City Council Finglas/Cabra, Padraig Mac Lochlainn Sinn Fein spokesperson on justice, equality and defence and John Mooney Security Correspondent with the Sunday Times to discuss organised crime in Ireland
The studio panel tonight are Michael O’ Keefe, Former Dublin Footballer and MD Pembroke Communications; Martin Breheny, Irish Independent; Dr Paul Rouse, UCD Historian; Sean Potts, Gaelic Players Association and on the phone by Liam Griffin, Former Wexford Hurling Manager, and Mícheál O Muircheartaigh, former broadcaster
Tonights programme is presented by Cormac O’hEadhra and he is joined by Tom O’Malley, senior law lecturer and Barrister in NUIG, Patrick O’Donovan Fine Gael TD Limerick, Niall Collins Fianna Fail TD and Mick Clifford from the Irish Examiner to discuss the ongoing Garda Tape controversy.
Tonight's panel: Mary Regan, Political Editor, Irish Examiner; Joanna Tuffy, Labour TD Dublin Mid-West; Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection; Frances Byrne, CEO, OPEN; Mary Rose Burke, Director, Business Representation, IBEC; and from Cork Dr Theresa Reidy, Lecturer in Government, UCC
Tonight's panel in studio are: Mary Lou McDonald, Deputy Leader and Sinn Fein TD for Dublin Central; Alan Farrell, Fine Gael TD for Dublin North and Member of Justice Committee; Michael Finucane, Solicitor; and Mark Kelly, Director, Irish Council for Civil Liberties
Tonight's panel in studio to discuss today's announcement that Martin Callinan is to step down are Susan O’Keeffe, Labour Senator; Brian Sherry, Former Detective Inspector; Padraig McLochlainn, Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Justice, Equality and Defence; and John Mooney, Security Correspondent with the Sunday Times;
Tonight’s panel are: Andrew Doyle TD, Fine Gael, Wicklow; Mark Fielding, Chief Executive Officer, ISME; Aebhric McGibney, Policy and Communications Director, Dublin Chamber of Commerce; and from the Galway Studio, Padraig O’Ceidigh, Former CEO, Aer Arann.
Tonight's panel are: John Byrne, psychotherapist and lecturer in child and social care practice at WIT Waterford; Sen. Rónán Mullen; Muriel Walls, Family Law Solicitor, John Waters, Irish Times and Mail on Sunday Columnist; and Róisín O’Shea, Irish Research Counsel Doctoral Scholar and Mediator
Padraig, a 23 year old Irishman had a cycling accident in the US last summer and is severely brain injured. His parents, Patricia O’Byrne and Reinhard Schaler, and a studio panel discuss the difficulty of getting ongoing care for such an injury in this country
Panel: Alan Hilliard, Chaplain in DIT, Joe O’Brien of Crosscare, Jennie McShannon from The Irish in Britain; Gerry McFlynn, UK Prison Chaplain; Siobhan Dennehy, Emerald Isle Immigration Centre; Pat Breen Fine Gael TD and 2 of the undocumented: Anne from Boston and Sue from Florida
John Devitt, Chief Executive, Transparency International; Regina Doherty TD, Fine Gael, Meath East; Stephen O’Byrnes, Owner and Director of MKC Communications; Fergus Finlay, Chief Executive, Barnardos.
In studio to discuss this topic are: Joanna Tuffy, Labour TD Dublin Mid-West; Brian Mooney, Guidance Counsellor and Asst Principal at Oatlands College, Dublin; Katherine Donnelly, Education Correspondent, Irish Independent; and from the Galway Studio, Pat King, General Secretary of ASTI
Tonight's panel are Denis Naughten, Reform Alliance TD, Roscommon-South Leitrim; Dearbhail McDonald, Associate Editor and Legal Editor, The Irish Independent; Ellen O’Malley Dunlop, CEO, The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre; and joining us by phone from London is Richard Garside, Director of Centre for Crime and Justice Studies
Tonight's studio panel is Patsy McGarry, Religious Affairs Correspondent, The Irish Times; Niall Callan, INTO LGBT Teachers' Group + Primary teacher; Michael Barron, Founding Director of BeLonG To; Lesley Fitzpatrick , Student; Patrick Dempsey, Student
Programme Comedian and Writer it looks to the people that donate to Rehab.
This evening Audrey is joined by Pat Leahy Deputy Editor & Political Editor Sunday Business Post, Johnathon O’Brien Sinn Fein Cork North Central, Dominic Hannigan Labour, Meath East, Karl Deeter Irish Mortgage Brokers and Advisors.ie and Dr. Mary Murphy Lecturer in Sociology NUI Maynooth
Tonight Audrey is joined by Anne Ferris TD and Vice Chair of Oireachtas Justice, Defence & Equality Committee, Dara Calleary Fianna Fail TD Mayo, Jim Cusack Sunday Independent and Frank Buttimer Solicitor to discuss the ongoing whistle blowing controversy in the Gardaí.
Swiss voters narrowly backed a referendum proposal to bring back strict quotas for immigration from European Union countries recently. Our panel discuss this issue and the issue of racism in Ireland, Pascal Donohue, Peter O’Loughlin, Dr Jean-Pierre Eyanga Ekumeloko & Dr Ronit Lentin.
John Devitt, chief executive of Transparency International Ireland. Alan Farrell Fine Gael TD in Dublin Fingal. Solicitor Michael Finucance & Senator Thomas Byrne of Fianna Fail speaks to Audrey about the latest in the GSOC controversy and the appointment of a high court judge to review all of the reports.
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Presenter: Cormac Ó HEadhra