Team winner Hugh Guidera from TCD Phil during the Irish Times Debate Final in 2015 held at Maynooth University. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

1960 “That this house regrets the divergence of the sciences from the humanities in the modern university.” Team winner: Charles Lysaght and Aidan B(...)

William Dunne of TCD Hist at the 2015 Irish Times Debate final in Maynooth University. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Back before TV sets were in every household and before every occasion was marked with a group selfie, third-level students turned out in their hund(...)

William Courtney, UCD Medical Society, at the announcement that he was the individual winner.Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

“The house always wins,” said William Courtney of UCD Medical Society speaking of an Oireachtas with the “strongest whip system in western Euro(...)