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The Irish Times Debate 2015: Grand Final

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It started off with 300 competitors - only 12 are left. Maynooth University's Literary and Debating Society are thrilled to be hosting the Grand Final of the 55th Annual Irish Times Debate. The motion for the final, which will be chaired by Brian Hayes MEP, is "This house believes that the fourth estate failed the Irish People in their hour of need", and the teams and individuals are as follows: First Proposition - TCD Phil (Rónán & Hugh) First Opposition - UCD L&H (Rob & Peter) Second Prop - UCD Independent (Susan & Muireann) Second Opp - NUIG Lit&Deb (Shane & Conor) First Prop - William Dunne (TCD Hist) First Opp - Matthew Collins (TCD Phil) Second Prop - Eoin MacLachan(UCD L&H) Second Opp - Chris O'Reilly (SADSI)