The Late Debate

The Late Debate

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 10 -11pm

Podcasts

Thursday 12th March

Thursday 12th March 2020

Coronavirus lockdown and forming a new government - Ingrid Miley, Colm Burke, Mary Butler, Mairéad Farrell, Richard Oakley, Dr Laura Durcan and Priscilla Lynch

Wednesday 11th March

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Coronavirus, a new government and gender balance - Bríd Smith, Holly Cairns, Neasa Hourigan, Dr Rhona Mahony, Catherine Cox and Sinead O'Carroll

Tuesday 10th March

Tuesday 10th March 2020

10 more cases of Coronavirus and FF/FG talks to form a government - Fergus O'Dowd, Jack Chambers, Ruairí Ó Murchú, Professor Mary Horgan, Justine McCarthy and Brigid Laffan

Thursday 5th March

Thursday 5th March 2020

Coronavirus and government formation - George Lee, Kingston Mills, Neale Richmond, Kathleen Funchion, Stephen Donnelly, Marian Harkin, Fiach Kelly and Gerard Howlin

Wednesday 4th March

Wednesday 4th March 2020

Coronavirus, government negotiations and the Seanad works - John Crown, Jillian van Turnhout, John Whelan, Marie O'Halloran, John Downing and Diarmaid Ferriter

Tuesday 3rd March

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Sandra Scanlon, Gary Murphy, Anne Rabbitte, Dr Anthony O'Connor, Dr Maeve O'Rourke, Paul Donnelly and Marion McKeown

Thursday 27th February

Thursday 27th February 2020

Dr Kevin Kelleher, Susan Mitchell, Alan Farrell, Gary Gannon, Bríd Smith, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and Harry McGee discuss the arrival of Coronavirus into Ireland, Labour Party leadership, government formation talks and UK/EU Brexit trade talks today

Wednesday 26th February

Wednesday 26th February 2020

A mental health special, with Dr Kieran Moore, James Browne, Mark Ward, June Shannon and Dr Harry Barry

Tuesday 25th February

Tuesday 25th February 2020

Pippa Hackett, Jim O'Callaghan, Matt Carthy, Lise Hand and Kevin Cunningham discuss spread of Coronavirus across Europe, talks to form government + Sinn Féin public meetings

Thursday 20th February

Thursday 20th February 2020

The first meeting of the 33rd Dáil - Robert Troy, Darren O'Rourke, Michael McNamara, Colette Browne and Gary Murphy

Wednesday 19th February

Addressing the housing crisis

Dealing with the country's housing crisis going forward - Eoin Ó Broin, Neasa Hourigan, Darragh O'Brien, Richard Boyd Barrett, Orla Hegarty and Hugh Brennan

Tuesday 18th February

Tuesday 18th February 2020

Fintan Warfield, Colm Burke, John Lahart, Roderic O'Gorman and Jennifer Bray discuss tnegotiations to form a Government, candidates for Labour leadership and online abuse of politicians

Thursday 13th February

Party Negotiations and Government Formation

Fianna Fáil TD Jack Chambers, Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan, Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan, Sinn Féin councillor Daithí Doolan and Political Editor with The Irish Examiner Daniel McConnell join Katie Hannon to discuss party negotiations so far and possible Government formations

Wednesday 12th February

Political Permutations and Possibility of a Second Election

Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy, Fianna Fáil TD Anne Rabbitte, Political Correspondent with the Irish Independent Hugh O'Connell, Professor of Modern Irish History Diarmaid Ferriter and Irish Examiner Columnist and former Labour Party adviser Fergus Finlay discuss the campaigns and the possibility of a second election

Government Formation

Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy, Fianna Fáil TD Anne Rabbitte, Political Correspondent with the Irish Independent Hugh O'Connell, Professor of Modern Irish History Diarmaid Ferriter and Irish Examiner Columnist and former Labour Party adviser Fergus Finlay discuss the possibilities for government formation

Brendan Howlin's Resignation and The Future of the Labour Party

Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy, Fianna Fáil TD Anne Rabbitte, Political Correspondent with the Irish Independent Hugh O'Connell, Professor of Modern Irish History Diarmaid Ferriter and Irish Examiner Columnist and former Labour Party adviser Fergus Finlay discuss Brendan Howlin's resignation andthe future of the Labour Party

Tuesday 11th February

Possibility of a Second Election

Alan Farrell, Fine Gael TD, John Lahart Fianna Fáil TD, Cian O’Callaghan, Social Democrats TD, Ellen Coyne, Head of Politics at JOE.ie and Harry McGee Political Correspondent with The Irish Times discuss the possibility of a second election

Government Formation

Alan Farrell, Fine Gael TD, John Lahart Fianna Fáil TD, Cian O’Callaghan, Social Democrats TD, Ellen Coyne, Head of Politics at JOE.ie and Harry McGee Political Correspondent with The Irish Times discuss possibly ways to form a government

Fianna Fáil & Fine Gael's Election 2020 Campaigns

Alan Farrell, Fine Gael TD, John Lahart Fianna Fáil TD, Cian O’Callaghan, Social Democrats TD, Ellen Coyne, Head of Politics at JOE.ie and Harry McGee Political Correspondent with The Irish Times discuss Fianna Fáil & Fine Gael's Election 2020 campaigns

Saturday 8th February

Election 2020: the Exit Poll

Election 2020: the Exit Poll - discussed by Michael Gallagher, Theresa Reidy, Kevin Cunningham, Eoghan Tomás McDermott and Jennifer Bray

Thursday 6th February

Campaign 2020 Review

Gerard Howlin, Brenda Power, Hugh O'Connell, Liam Reid and Rory Hearne join Katie to review the 2020 campaign.

Dublin Bay South & Meath East Constituencies

Barry Lenihan gives us a run down on the candidates running in the Dublin Bay South and Meath East constituencies in the upcoming election.

Wednesday 5th February

Independents Debate

Dean Mulligan, Marian Harkin, Matt Shanahan, Verona Murphy and Richard Oakley join Katie to discuss the independent's prospects in the upcoming election.

Waterford & Wexford Constituencies

Dermot Keyes & David Looby gives us a run down of the candidates running in the Waterford & Wexford constituencies

Tuesday 4th February

Leaders Debate Discussion

Mary Minihan, Paddy Smyth, Mícheál Mac Donncha, Oisin Coghlan, Fergus Finlay, Pat Carey and Abie Philbin Bowman join Katie to discuss the issues raised on RTÉ's Prime Time Leader's Debate.

Thursday 30th January

Younger voters in election 2020

Ellen Coyne, Eoin O'Broin, Malcom Byrne, Adrienne Wallace and Tate Donnelly discuss many issues affecting younger people and what parties need to do to get young peoples' vote.

Limerick & Clare Constituencies

John Cooke gives us a run down on the candidates running in the Clare and Limerick constituencies

Wednesday 29th January

Cork Constituencies

Deirdre O'Shaughnessy gives a run down on the candidates running in all the Cork constituencies in the upcoming election.

Late Debate in Cork

Simon Coveney, Michael McGrath, Donnacha O'Laoghaire, Kathleen Lynch, Deirdre O'Shaughnessy join Katie in Cork to debate finances, Brexit and much more.

Tuesday 28th January

Care in Ireland Debate

Regina Doherty, John Lahert, Kevin Humphreys, Valerie Cox and Daniel McConnell debate Caring for Ireland including Childcare & Homecare for the elderly.

Mayo & Dun Laoghaire

RTÉ reporter, Barry Lenihan gives a run down on the candidates running in the Mayo and Dun Laoghaire constituencies.

Thursday 23rd January

Rural Ireland Debate

Michael Fitzmaurice, Mary O'Rourke, Seán Kyne, Pippa Hackett, Denis Naughten and Dave O'Connell join Katie to discuss all things rural Ireland including jobs, housing and broadband.

Galway Candidates

Dave O'Connell gives a run down of the candidates running in Galway East, West and Roscommon/Galway in the upcoming election.

Wednesday 22nd January

Late Debate

Michael Darcy, Robert Troy, Pearse Doherty, Paul Gogarty and Colette Browne are on the panel to debate Insurance.

Kerry and Donegal Candidates

John McAteer and Deirdre Walsh give Katie the run down on the candidates running in both Donegal and Kerry in the upcoming election.

Tuesday 21st January

Tipperary and Wicklow Candidates

RTÉ reporter Barry Lenihan gives a run down on the candidates running in election 2020 in counties Tipperary and Wicklow

Health Debate

Simon Harris, Stephen Donnelly, Louise O'Reilly, Susan Mitchell and Alison O'Connor join Katie Hannon to discuss all things health.

Thursday 16th January

General Election Analysis

Sheila Reilly gives a constituency breakdown for Cavan Monaghan and Longford Westmeath

Thursday 16th January 2020

Fergus O'Dowd, John Curran, Sheila Reilly, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Gary Gannon and Lise Hand discuss General Election 2020 and brutal drug murders

Wednesday 15th January

General Election Analysis

RTÉ's Barry Lenihan, reports on the 2020 general election.

Wednesday 15th January 2020

Damien English, Darragh O'Brien, Bríd Smith, Eoin Ó Broin and John Downing discuss homelessness, Election Constituency breakdown (Dublin West and Sligo Leitrim) and the rental crisis

Tuesday 14th January

Tuesday 14th January 2020

Alex White, Christina Finn, Stephen Collins, Derek Mooney and Jennifer Bray - the forthcoming General Election

Thursday 19th December

Thursday 19th December 2019

Awards for the best political performances of 2019, with Philip Ryan, Christina Finn, Eamon Delaney, Larry Donnelly and Michael O'Regan

Wednesday 18th December

Wednesday 18th December 2019

John Lahart, Jennifer Carroll MacNeill, Mícheál Mac Donncha, Patricia MacBride and Harry McGee discuss insurance crisis for childcare providers, FAI bailout and re-activating Stormont parliament

Tuesday 17th December

Tuesday 17th December 2019

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Anne Rabbitte, Kieran O'Donnell, Kathleen Funchion and Colette Browne discuss TD's voting for colleagues, Dara Murphy and Verona Murphy, Paudie Coffey leaves political life, insurance for childcare providers and no government bailout for the FAI

Thursday 12th December

Thursday 12th December 2019 (part 2)

A 4-hour special with the latest from the UK General Election, as it happens

Thursday 12th December 2019 (part 1)

A 4-hour special with the latest from the UK General Election, as it happens

Wednesday 11th December

Wednesday 11th December 2019

Bríd Smith, John Paul Phelan, Tanya Ward, Malcolm Byrne, Lise Hand and Dr Niamh O'Brien discuss the risks for children in direct provision/gangs and investigation into Dara Murphy

Tuesday 10th December

Tuesday 10th December 2019

Anne Rabbitte, Denis Naughten, Michelle Mulherin, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire and Colette Browne discuss proposed rent freeze, funding for victims of domestic violence, ban on smoky coal and future for RTÉ

Thursday 5th December

Thursday 5th December 2019

Colm Burke, Jack Chambers, Elaine Loughlin, Mick Barry, Patrick McGarty and Michael Fitzmaurice discuss TD attendance records, homelessness, IFA blockade today, new children's hospital cost & hospital for Cork

Wednesday 4th December

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Tim Lombard, Jan O'Sullivan, John Lahart, Jennifer Bray and Michael Harty discuss Dara Murphy's Dáil attendance record, future for current government, mortgage lending rules, corporation tax, Cervical Check

Tuesday 3rd December

Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Barry Cowen, Christina Finn, Martin Conway, Rose Conway Walsh, Gary Gannon and Kitty Holland discuss families in homeless accommodation, No Confidence vote in Minister Eoghan Murphy, claiming TD's expenses, whitewater rafting and Garda crime reporting stats

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