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Ireland Viewers livid after the ‘spectacle’ that was 8th Amendment debate on Claire Byrne Live

10:21  15 may  2018
10:21  15 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Claire Byrne Live has come under fire for a debate on the fallout of the Tuam scandal – with only one woman. Many viewers are enraged that considering the subject, only one woman spoke for a few minutes. © Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland Irish viewers were not

It was widely judged that the debate on ' Claire Byrne Live ' was won by the No side, led by Maria Steen of the Iona Institute. "Impartial analysis of ' Claire Byrne Live Referendum Special' will show that when the number of speakers on each side of the referendum question and the airtime afforded

a woman sitting on a chair © Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland Irish viewers were not happy after a debate on the 8th Amendment referendum, which took place during Claire Byrne Live on Monday night.

The debate saw campaigners for the #TogetherForYes and #LoveBoth sides go head-to-head over the key issues the referendum has raised.

Many people were unhappy with how the debate ended up, despite show host Claire Byrne’s efforts to mediate.

Just 12 days ahead of the referendum on May 25th, Claire was joined by campaigners including doctors and politicians representing both sides of the abortion debate.

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Claire Byrne Live : How should we Commemorate 1916? Claire Byrne Live - Gerry Adams and Joan Burton debate . Colin Farrell speaks out in favour of same-sex marriage on Claire Byrne Live - Продолжительность: 7:29 RTÉ - IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA 100 120

5th September 2016 This debate took place in front of an audience with advocates from both sides there and with Liz McDermott of One Day More and Rhona

a man and a woman looking at the camera © Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland

The side in favour of a Yes vote was represented by co-director of Together for Yes Orla O’Connor, Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald and chairman of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Dr Peter Boylan.

The No vote was represented by the Iona Institute spokesperson Maria Steen, Fianna Fail TD Mary Butler and obstetrician Dr John Monaghan.

They were also joined by a studio audience of 200 people, some of who shared their own opinions on the debate.

Viewers at home were outraged when the debate appeared to descend into a shouting match, and blasted some members of the audience for ‘whooping and hollering’ while the debate was ongoing.

a group of people looking at the camera © Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland

They also suggested that the clapping and noise from the audience ‘cut across’ the points the speakers were trying to make.

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The Referendum Special on Claire Byrne Live aired last night with just over a week before the referendum is to take place on Friday, May 25. Campaigners from both the Yes campaign and No campaign appeared on the show to discuss the issue, with representatives from Together For Yes

The 8 th Amendment of the Constitution means that abortion is illegal in Ireland with the exception if Claire added, saying that "the feedback on the night from contributors was that it was an informative and In response to Claire Byrne Live , Twitter was alight with commentary using the hashtag #cblive

While some praised Claire’s efforts to run the debate, others were critical of how it was handled, noting the interference of the audience especially.

Taking to social media after the referendum special of the programme aired, viewers shared their thoughts on the debate.

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