The UCC Philosophical Society is proud to announce that, for the first time and in addition to the legendary Cork IV, we will be hosting a Summer Open. With all of the food, fun and frolics you've come to expect from the Cork IV, except with sun (hopefully).

December 09, 2009
Alaska (James Kilcup and Michael Imeson) have continued their strong start to the year by winning the 2009 Cork IV. In the final they defeated KCL, TCD Hist A and TCD Hist C

KCL (Ross Frenett and Tiernan Fitzgibbon) topped the team tab.  Ross Frenett was the best speaker on the tab.

Motions :

1 This House Would Not Allow Parents To Remove Their Children From Sex Education Classes
2 This House Would Remove Executive Clemency For Death Row Inmates
December 08, 2009
Alaska (James Kilcup and Michael Imeson) have continued their strong start to the year by winning the 2009 Cork IV. In the final they defeated KCL, TCD Hist A and TCD Hist C

KCL (Ross Frenett and Tiernan Fitzgibbon) topped the team tab.  Ross Frenett was the best speaker on the tab.

Motions :

1 This House Would Not Allow Parents To Remove Their Children From Sex Education Classes
2 This House Would Remove Executive Clemency For Death Row Inmates
December 08, 2009
The UCD Vice-Presidents' Cup will be held on Friday the 30th and Saturday the 31st of October. The Chief Adjudicators will be Marguerite Carter (Trinity IV winner, Irish Mace winner and European Semi-Finalist) and Will Jones (Reigning World Champion and European Champion 2008).
September 30, 2009
The UCD Vice-Presidents' Cup will be held on Friday the 30th and Saturday the 31st of October. The Chief Adjudicators will be Marguerite Carter (Trinity IV winner, Irish Mace winner and European Semi-Finalist) and Will Jones (Reigning World Champion and European Champion 2008).
September 30, 2009
Winners of the Team competition at the Irish Times Debating Competition

2011 King's Inns (Lorcan Price &
May 11, 2009
Winners of the Team competition at the Irish Times Debating Competition

2011 King's Inns (Lorcan Price &
May 11, 2009
This one is really for the Irish or UK visitors but some of you may remember Emmet Ryan a debater from DCU. He is up for the Journalist Award in the Irish Internet Association annual awards.

If you remember Emmet and wish to vote for him (or you haven't a clue who he is and you just want to support a fellow debater) then the voting site can be found here http://www.iia.ie/net-visionary/vote/12
April 23, 2009
This one is really for the Irish or UK visitors but some of you may remember Emmet Ryan a debater from DCU. He is up for the Journalist Award in the Irish Internet Association annual awards.

If you remember Emmet and wish to vote for him (or you haven't a clue who he is and you just want to support a fellow debater) then the voting site can be found here http://www.iia.ie/net-visionary/vote/12
April 23, 2009
The Hist team of Josephine Curry and Shane Farragher has won the Irish Mace (one of the two Irish National Championships).

They now complete the lineup for the International Mace Final (British Isles championships)

First proposition – Ireland: TCD Hist (Josephine Curry & Shane Farragher)
First opposition – England: Oxford University (Jonathan Leader Maynard & Alex Worsnip
Second proposition – Scotland: University of St. Andrews (Daniel Berman & Tom Cahn)
April 17, 2009

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