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Broadcaster Audrey Carville presents RTÉ Radio 1’s late night political and current affairs programme, Late Debate. The Late Debate, provides lively discussion and analysis of politics and current affairs with politicians, commentators and the country's key political and parliamentary correspondents.

Broadcaster Audrey Carville presents RTÉ Radio 1’s late night political and current affairs programme, Late Debate. The Late Debate, provides lively discussion and analysis of politics and current affairs with politicians, commentators and the country's key political and parliamentary correspondents.
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Dublin, Ireland

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Broadcaster Audrey Carville presents RTÉ Radio 1’s late night political and current affairs programme, Late Debate. The Late Debate, provides lively discussion and analysis of politics and current affairs with politicians, commentators and the country's key political and parliamentary correspondents.

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@RTERadio1

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English

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RTÉ Radio 1 Donnybrook, Dublin 4 353 (0) 1 208 3111


Episodes

Irish delegation in Israel and Palestine - EU Summit and Brexit - Shooting at Newspaper Office in Maryland - SCOTUS Vacancy and US Midterms

6/28/2018
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Fionnuala was joined by John O’Brennan, Maynooth University Centre for European & Eurasian Studies; Barry Andrews, Director General, IIEA; Niall Collins, FF Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs & Trade; John Nichols, The National Affairs Correspondent with "The Nation"; Dr Sara Lowe, Medical Director, AIDS Healthcare Foundation Zimbabwe

Duration:00:55:34

New Garda Commissioner - Michael Lowry - Brexit - Josepha Madigan

6/27/2018
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Katie was joined by Mary Regan, Public Affairs Editor, Sunday Business Post; John Paul Phelan, Minister of State for Local Government & Electoral Reform; Pádraig Mac Lochlainn, SF Senator; Paul McAuliffe, FF Councillor; Lettie McCarthy, Labour Councillor & Jim Fitzpatrick, reporter on BBC NI’s Spotlight investigation: “Brexit, Dark Money & the DUP”

Duration:00:56:28

Presidency – Risk of water shortages due to heatwave - Gender Pay Gap / MacGill Summer School

6/26/2018
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Sarah was joined in studio by Gerard Craughwell, Independent Senator; Pat Deering, FG TD for Carlow-Kilkenny; Joan Burton, Labour TD for Dublin West; Fiona O’Loughlin, FF TD for Kildare South; Gerard Howlin, Public Affairs Consultant and Irish Examiner Columnist

Duration:00:56:18

Immigration in the US - Merkel’s migrant policy - Salvini wants census of Roma Community - Rafael Márquez on US blacklist

6/21/2018
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Fionnuala was joined by Edel McGinley, Director, Migrant Rights Centre Ireland; Ursula Tipp, Founding Partner, Tipp McKnight Solicitors; Seth Barrett Tillman, Law Lecturer, Maynooth University; Marion McKeone, Sunday Business Post; Leopold Traugott, Open Europe; Bernard Rorke, European Roma Rights Centre; Ioan Grillo, Journalist and Author

Duration:00:53:54

Tusla before the Children's Committee - Social housing, HAP & homelessness - MacGill Summer School - Treatment of migrant children

6/20/2018
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Katie was joined in studio by Joe O'Reilly, Fine Gael Senator; Mick Barry, Solidarity TD for Cork North-Central; Anne Rabbitte, Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East; Kevin Humphreys, Labour Senator; Richard Oakley, Editor of The Times Ireland Edition; and on the line by Dr Mary McAuliffe, Historian and Assistant Professor in Gender Studies at UCD

Duration:00:53:30

HIQA report on Tusla - Summer Economic Statement - Trump and the immigration policy leading to the separation of families

6/19/2018
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Sarah was joined in studio by Fergus O’Dowd, Fine Gael TD for Louth; Lorraine Clifford-Lee, Fianna Fáil Senator; Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, Sinn Féin TD for Cork South-Central; Tony Foley, Senior Lecturer in Economics, DCU; Colette Browne, Irish Independent Columnist; Jillian van Turnhout, former Senator & children’s rights expert

Duration:00:55:53

Yemen - Foreign policy during Leo Varadkar's first year as Taoiseach – World Cup - Macedonia

6/14/2018
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Fionnuala was joined by Shona Murray, Special Correspondent, Irish Independent; Ray Bassett, Former Irish Ambassador to Canada; Jim Clarken, CEO of Oxfam Ireland; Robert Onus, Head of Mission with Médecins Sans Frontières in Yemen; Vidar Halldorsson, author of "Sport in Iceland"; Helena Smith, The Guardian’s correspondent in Athens

Duration:00:55:05

Children's Ombudsman Annual Report - Scally Scoping Inquiry - Disclosures Tribunal - Corporation Tax - Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

6/13/2018
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Katie was joined in studio by Fergus O'Dowd, Fine Gael TD for Louth; Louise O'Reilly, Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Fingal & Spokesperson on Health; John Brassil, Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry & Spokesperson on Primary Care, Community Health Services; Sinead O'Carroll, News Editor, thejournal.ie; Michael Clifford, Special Correspondent, Irish Examiner

Duration:00:54:07

Scally Scoping Inquiry - GP pay and workload - Conscientious objection to providing abortions - Trump and North Korea

6/12/2018
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Fionnuala was joined by Jerry Buttimer, Fine Gael Senator; Dr Michael Harty, Independent TD; Ossian Smyth, Green Party Councillor & Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council; Bríd Smith, People Before Profit TD; Róisín Shortall, Co-Leader of the Social Democrats; John Downing, Political Correspondent, Irish Independent

Duration:00:55:27

Brexit - Refugee camps in Bangladesh - Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, and her maternity leave

6/7/2018
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Fionnuala was joined by Dr Rory Hearne, post-doctoral researcher, Maynooth University; Ciairín de Buis, CEO of Women for Election; Dan O’Brien, Chief Economist, IIEA; Della Kilroy, RTÉ Radio 1 Reporter; Jennifer Curtin, Professor of Politics, University of Auckland

Duration:00:55:06

David Drumm verdict - Has enough been done for the Magdalene survivors? - Green Party's waste reduction bill - Consultants' Pay

6/6/2018
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Katie was joined by Tom Lyons, Deputy Editor, Sunday Business Post; Barry Ward, FG Councillor & Former Legal Adviser to Enda Kenny; Eamon Ryan, Leader of the Green Party; Derek Mooney, Public Affairs Consultant & Former FF Government Adviser; Elaine Loughlin, Political Reporter, Irish Examiner; Susan Mitchell, Health Editor, Sunday Business Post

Duration:00:55:32

Why Politics? Meet some candidates for the next General Election

6/5/2018
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Fionnuala was joined by Garret Ahearn, FG Candidate, Tipperary; Deirdre Kingston, Labour Candidate, Dún Laoghaire; Pádraig O’Sullivan, FF Candidate, Cork East; Gillian Brien, PBP Candidate, Dublin Central; Darren O’Rourke, SF Candidate, Meath East; Sinéad Gibney, Soc Dems Candidate, Dún Laoghaire; Harry McGee, Political Correspondent, Irish Times

Duration:00:54:43

Italy forms a government – Tariff Wars – Colombian Presidential Elections – Political and economic instability in Brazil

5/31/2018
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Fionnuala was joined by Dr Aidan Regan, Assistant Professor of Politics & International Relations, UCD; Dr Barry Cannon, Lecturer in Politics, Maynooth University; Megan Williams, Rome-based Correspondent; Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Envoy to the Colombian Peace Process; Sam Cowie, São Paulo-based journalist.

Duration:00:55:22

Illegal Adoption – Disclosures Tribunal - Housing - Proposed Rickshaw Ban

5/30/2018
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Katie was joined in studio by Catherine Connolly, Independent TD, Galway West; Martin Conway, FG Senator; Michael Clifford, Special Correspondent, Irish Examiner; Fiach Kelly, Deputy Political Editor, The Irish Times; Lorraine Clifford-Lee, FF Senator; & on the line by Paul Redmond, Member of the Coalition of Mother & Baby Home Survivors.

Duration:00:55:19

Adoption – Abortion Legislation - Politicising the Younger Generation

5/29/2018
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Sarah was joined in studio by Bernard Durkan, Fine Gael TD for Kildare North; James Lawless, Fianna Fáil TD for Kildare North; Martin Kenny, Sinn Féin TD for Sligo-Leitrim; Fergus Finlay, CEO of Barnardos; Jennifer Bray, Deputy Political Editor, The Times Ireland Edition; and on the line by Theresa Tinggal of Adopted Illegally Ireland.

Duration:00:55:29

North Korea and the US – Iran – Democratic Republic of Congo – Sweden

5/24/2018
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Fionnuala was joined by Philip O’Connor, Stockholm-based journalist; Larry Donnelly, Lecturer in Law, NUIG; Breda Gahan, technical lead on health, Concern; Scott A. Snyder, senior fellow for Korea studies, Council on Foreign Relations; David Patrikarakos, author of “Nuclear Iran: The Birth of an Atomic State”; Jason Burke, Africa Correspondent, The

Duration:00:54:01

8th Amendment Referendum - Judicial Appointments Bill - Disclosures Tribunal / What’s the point of tribunals? - Rainy Day Fund

5/23/2018
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Katie was joined in studio by Tim Lombard, Fine Gael Senator; Jan O'Sullivan, Labour TD for Limerick City and Spokesperson for Housing; Michael Fitzmaurice, Independent TD for Roscommon-Galway; John Brassil, Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry; Daniel McConnell, Political Editor, The Irish Examiner

Duration:00:53:48

Violent Crime - Judicial Appointments Bill - 8th Amendment Referendum - Good Friday Agreement Referendum - Language test for citizenship?

5/22/2018
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Fionnuala was joined in studio by Jim Daly, FG TD & Minister of State for Mental Health & Older People; Lorraine Clifford-Lee, FF’s Seanad Spokeswoman on Justice; Paul Murphy, Solidarity TD; Dr Theresa Reidy, Political Scientist, UCC; Allison Morris, Security Correspondent, Irish News; Philip Ryan, Deputy Political Editor, Independent Newspapers

Duration:00:56:06

Gaza and Israel; Elections in Venezuela and Gay Pride Cancelled in Beirut

5/17/2018
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On tonight’s programme: the conflict in Gaza and Israel; the cancellation of the Gay Pride in Beirut and the Venezuelan Elections

Duration:00:52:56

Cervical Scandal latest ...Brexit ...Disclosures Tribunal

5/16/2018
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Tonight’s panellists for The Late Debate were Lisa Chambers, Fianna Fáil Brexit spokesperson ; Fine Gael Senator Gabrielle McFadden ; John O’Brennan from the Maynooth University Centre for European and Eurasian Studies ; Mick Clifford, Special Correspondent Irish Examiner and Hugh O Connell, Political Correspondent of the Sunday Business Post

Duration:00:54:04