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Primary Debating Update

Welcome to our Primary Debating Festival update. As we receive news of the results of a debate, or other news, we will post it here.

Debate Motions 2017/18

Motions for Debating Festival CUP 2017/18
Round 1: To tackle climate change, all people should become vegetarians
Round 2: The voting age should be lowered to 16
Quarter-Final: People should be fined for not recycling
Semi-Final: Children under 14 should not be allowed on social media
Final: Young people today do not care about the problems of the developing world

Motions for Debating Festival SHIELD 2017/18
Round 1: The voting age should be lowered to 16
Round 2: People should be fined for not recycling
Semi-Final: Children under 14 should not be allowed on social media
Final: Young people today do not care about the problems of the developing world

Reserve Motion
Teachers should be replaced by computers
Ireland should give more money in aid to poor countries
Advertising on children’s TV should be outlawed

Remember: If any pupil wants to send in a reflection on a debate that he/she participated in or observed, please do so as we would love to post it here.
Friday 24th November 2017

DEBATE A: St Patrick's NS, Morristown V St Mary's S NS, Blessington
DEBATE B: St Brigid's NS, Manor Kilbride V Killashee Multi DNS
St Brigid's NS, Manor Kilbride win and will debate against the winner of Debate A in the 2nd Round
Killashee Multi DNS will debate against the Runner-up of Debate A in Round 1 of the Shield

DEBATE C: Two Mile House NS V Caragh NS
DEBATE D: Mercy Convent Primary, Naas V Scoil Bhride, Kill
DEBATE E: Coill Dubh NS V Scoil na Mainistreach, Celbridge
DEBATE F: Scoil Bhríde, Clane V Tiermohan NS, Donadea
Scoil Bhríde, Clane win and will debate against the winner of Debate E in the 2nd Round
Tiermohan NS, Donadea will debate against the Runner-up of Debate E in Round 1 of the Shield

DEBATE G: Sallins National School V Straffan National School
DEBATE H: Bunscoil Bhride, Rathangan V St Joseph's NS, Halverstown
St Joseph's NS, Halverstown win and will debate against the winner of Debate I in the 2nd Round
Bunscoil Bhride, Rathangan will debate against the Runner-up of Debate I in Round 1 of the Shield

DEBATE I: Scoil Bhríde, Lackagh V Kildare Town ETNS
DEBATE J: St Brigid's PS, Kildare Town V Scoil Bhride, Kilcullen
DEBATE K: Newbridge ETNS V Ballyshannon NS, Kilcullen
Newbridge ETNS win and will debate against the winner of Debate J in the 2nd Round
Ballyshannon NS, Kilcullen will debate against the Runner-up of Debate J in Round 1 of the Shield

DEBATE L: Scoil Diarmada, Castledermot V Scoil Bhride, Nurney
DEBATE M: SN Colmcill Naofa, Moone V Scoil Ide Naofa, Kilmead
Scoil Ide Naofa, Kilmead win and will debate against the winner of Debate L in the 2nd Round
SN Colmcill Naofa, Moone will debate against the Runner-up of Debate L in Round 1 of the Shield

DEBATE N: Scoil Mhicil Naofa, Athy V Jonathan Swift NS, Dunlavin

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