Trinity IV: Dean Swift

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2011[edit]

Winners: Jack Watson & Rebecca Meredith (Cambridge A - 1st Opp)

Finalists:

  • 1st Prop: Ben Woolgar & Thomas Hosking (Oxford TW)
  • 1st Opp: Jack Watson & Rebecca Meredith (Cambridge A)

Top of Team Tab: Fred Cowell & Rosie Unwin (ULU B)

Top of Speaker Tab: Fred Cowell (ULU B)

UCC Results

Motions

  • Final: TH Believes That 'I Was Only Following Orders' Should Be a Valid Defence to Charges of War Crimes
  • Semi: TH Would Hold A Women's Open
  • Quarter: THBT citizens of liberal democracies in areas which suffer from serious crime problems should turn to vigilante measures when the state fails to act
  • Round 5: THB that abortion is always unethical when mothers life is not at stake
  • Round 4: THW stop all attempts of search for extra-terrestrial life
  • Round 3: THW make parents civilly liable for bad parenting that falls short from child abuse.
  • Round 2: THW become a legal haven for organizations and individuals that leak sensitive information about governments
  • Round 1: THBT liberal democracies should promote atheism

2010[edit]

Winners: Paddy Rooney & Eoghan Casey (King's Inns A - 1st Prop)

Best Speaker: N/A

Finalists:

  • 1st Prop: Paddy Rooney & Eoghan Casey (King's Inns A)
  • 1st Opp: Duncan Crowe & James Beadle (St. Andrews 2Pac)
  • 2nd Prop Hugh Burns & Lizzie Bauer (Oxford BB)
  • 2nd Opp Can Okar & Andrew Rhodes (Oxford OR)

Top of Team Tab: Hugh Burns & Lizzie Bauer(Oxford BB)

Top of Speaker Tab: Can Okar (Oxford)

UCC Results

Motions

  • Round 1: That This House Believes Lethal Force in Defence of Personal Property is Justified
  • Round 2: That This House Believes the People of Palestine Should Accept Disarmament in Exchange for Statehood
  • Round 3:
    Scenario (paraphrase) - After years of research, Respected Scientists have Completed a Report which shows Significant Disparities Between the IQs of Different Races, but have yet to Publish their Results
    Motion - That This House Believes the State Should Require the Publication of Untruthful Results, Showing no Correlation between Race and Intelligence
  • Round 4: That This House Would Make the Severity of Criminal Sentences Dependent on the Defendant's Socio-economic Background
  • Round 5: That This House Believes that in Countries where Abortion is Legal, Fathers who Submit a Timely Request for an Abortion Should not have to Pay Child Support.
  • Quarter: That This House Would Inject Heads of State who Deliberately Spread Lies about AIDS, with AIDS
  • Semi: That This House Believes the State Should Actively Promote Atheism
  • Final: That This House Would Condemn Pre-Marital Sex

2009[edit]

Winners:

  • Rebecca McGrath & Julia Lawlor (UCD L&H - 2nd Opp)

Best Speaker

  • Thomas Hoskings (Macquarie)

Finalists

  • 1st Opp: Felicity Wilson & Thomas Hoskings (Macquarie)
  • 2nd Prop Ian Hastings & Conor McAndrew (UCD L&H)
  • 2nd Opp Rebeccah McGrath & Julia Lawlor (UCD L&H)

Top of Team Tab

Top of Speaker Tab

Top of Adjusted Speaker Tab

Motions

  • Round 1: That This House Would Intern Members of Criminal Organisation Without Trial.
  • Round 2: That This House Would Force People to do Annual Community Service in Proportion to their Wealth.
  • Round 3: That This House Would Sanction Countires that do not suppport Equality for Women.
  • Round 4: That This House Would Ban the Media from Reporting on Political Comments made by Religious Groups.
  • Round 5: That This House Would make Passengers in a Car Driven by a Drunk Driver Equally Culpable.
  • Quarter: That This Believes that Newly Democratised States should Publish Accounts of those who Collaborated with the Previous Regime.
  • Semi: That This House Would Ban Alcohol.
  • Final: That This House Would Choose Constitutional Dictatorship over Democracy.

2008[edit]

Winners:

Best Speaker:

Finalists:

  • 1st Prop: Luke Ryder & Brendan Bruen (Kings' Inns)
  • 2nd Prop: Sam Block & Mhairi Murdoch (Cambridge)

Top of Team Tab:

Top of Speaker Tab (Joint):

  • Will Jones (Oxford)

Motions:

  • Final: That This House Would Legalize Duelling To The Death
  • Semi-Finals: That This House Regrets The Creation Of The State Of Israel
  • Quarter-Finals: That This House Would Legalize Computer-Generated Child Pornography
  • Round 5: That This House Would Make The Right To Vote Conditional On Passing A Civics Test
  • Round 4: That This House Would Invite President Ahmadinejad Of Iran To Speak In The Graduates' Memorial Building
  • Round 3: That This House Would Vote Republican In The 2008 US Presidential Election
  • Round 2: That This House Believes That If You Pay For School, Then You Should Pay For College
  • Round 1: That This House Would Level The Playing Field And Allow The Use Of Performance Enhancing Drugs In Sport

2007[edit]

Winners:

Finalists:

  • 1st Opp: Lorcan Price & Ronan Harrington (NUIG Lit & Deb)
  • 2nd Opp: Michael Clark & Irwin Gill (UCD L&H)

Top of Team Tab:

Top of Speaker Tab:

Motions:

  • Final: That This House Believes In God
  • Semi-Finals: That This House Would Extradite Prisoners Notwithstanding The Risk That They Be Tortured In Their Home Country (?)
  • Quarter-Finals: That This House Believes That Suicide Bombing Is Justified
  • Round 5: That This House Would Make The Payment Of Unemployment Welfare To Travellers Conditional On Settling
  • Round 4: That This House Believes That Scotland Should Declare Independence From The United Kingdom
  • Round 3: That This House Would Ban Blasphemy
  • Round 2: That This House Would Stop Re-Fuelling US Military Aircraft In Shannon Airport
  • Round 1: That This House Would Ban Male And Female Genital Mutilation

2006[edit]

Winners:

  • Mark Murphy & Barry Glynn (Kings Inns - 2nd Prop)

Best Speaker in Final:

  • Will Jones (Oxford)

Finalists:

  • 1st Prop: Will Jones and Gavin Ilsley (Oxford)

Top of Team Tab:

Top of Speaker Tab:

  • Gavin Ilsley (Oxford)

Motions:

  • Final: That This House Would Vote Sinn Féin
  • Semi-Finals: That This House Would Offer Asylum To Victims Of Female Genital Mutilation
  • Round 5: That This House Would End The Trial Of Saddam Hussein
  • Round 4: That This House Would Positively Discriminate For Women In General Elections
  • Round 3: That This House Believes That The Catholic Church Should Allow Priests To Marry
  • Round 2: That This House Supports Iran's Right To A Civilian Nuclear Programme (?)
  • Round 1: That This House Believes That google.cn Is A Sell-Out

2005[edit]

Winners:

Finalists:

  • 1st Opp: David Whelan & Sam Collins (Kings Inns)
  • 2nd Opp: Michael Clark & Eoghan Casey(UCD Law)

Top of Team Tab:

  • Kings Inns A (?? & ??)

Top of Speaker Tab:

  •  ??

Motions:

  • Final: That This House Would Execute Drug Dealers
  • Semi-Finals: That This House Would Electronically Tag Asylum Seekers
  • Round 5: That This House Would Pay People To Vote
  • Round 4: That This House Would Criminalize Letting Your Guests Drive Home Drunk
  • Round 3: That This House Believes That The State Should Fund Cosmetic Surgery
  • Round 2: That This House Would Require Sinn Féin To Disclose A Complete List Of Its Donors (?)
  • Round 1: That This House Would Criminalize Adultery

2004[edit]

Winners:

Best Speaker:

  • David Whelan (UCD L&H)

Finalists:

  • 1st Prop: David Whelan & Colm Coyne (UCD L&H)
  • 2nd Opp: Michael Clark & Eoghan Casey (UCD Law)

Top of Team Tab:

Top of Speaker Tab:

  •  ??

Motions:

  • Final: ?? (something about the new Iraqi constitution)
  • Semi-Finals: That This House Believes That Cultural Relativism Is A Cop-Out
  • Round 5: That This House Believes That Bush's Bombs Make Rogue States Play Ball
  • Round 4: That This House Would Go To The Ends Of The Earth To Get A World Class Education
  • Round 3: That This House Would Ban Religious Dress In Schools (?)
  • Round 2: That This House Would Fuck The Arts And Feed The Poor
  • Round 1: ??

Winners[edit]

2010 Kings Inns (Paddy Rooney & Eoghan Casey)
2009 UCD L&H (Julia Lawlor & Rebecca McGrath)
2008 UCD Lawsoc (Ross McGuire & Marguerite Carter)
2007 St Andrews (Doug Cochrane & Connie Grieve)
2006 Kings Inns (Barry Glynn & Mark Murphy)
2005 Kings Inns (Brendan Kelly & Ciaran Lawlor)
2004 UCC Law (Cian Murphy & Stephen Coutts)
2003 UCD L&H (David Whelan & Sam Collins)
2002 Middle Temple (Jeremy Brier & Alex Deane)
2001 Kings Inns (Gallagher & O'Neill)
2000 UCD L&H (Paul Brady & Buckley)
1999 Kings Inns (O'Neill & Gallagher)
1998 TCD (Gleeson & Lyons)
1997 TCD (Langan & ??)
1996
1997 TCD (Dunleavy & Smith)