John Gormley debate

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Flynn: Kenny wins Second Irish Leaders’ Debate

Judge: Colm Flynn Winner: Enda Kenny Scores: Kenny 75 | Martin 73 | Gormley 72 | Gilmore 71 | Adams 69 To me the format was a problem.  The questions at times were not clearly thought out and the result was that the moderator Pat Kenny had to guide the debate more than I would have … Continue reading

D’Cruz: Kenny wins Second Irish Leaders’ Debate

Judge: Ray D’Cruz Winner: Enda Kenny Scores: Kenny 80 | Gilmore 77 | Martin 75 | Adams 73 | Gormley 73 Enda Kenny won the Second Irish Leaders’ debate. He consistently got the balance right in this heady five-way discussion. Mr Kenny did well from the outset, his first response providing something of a vision … Continue reading

The perils of five-way debates: what Irish leaders can learn from the Canadian experience

Opinion by Ray D’Cruz In a little under 24 hours, five Irish leaders will debate in the second Leaders’ Debate of the 2011 Irish election. The first debate had just two leaders: Micheal Martin (Fianna Fail) and Eamon Gilmore (Labour). This was for the major party leaders – with the notable absentee being Enda Kenny … Continue reading