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It was a week dominated by politics with the reshuffle junior ministers revealed, a row over Phil Hogan’s new role as European Commissioner...and even the Garth Brooks debacle ended up in front of a Dáil committee. Joining me now for a look back at these and the other main news stories of recent days are: Regina Doherty, Fine Gael TD for Meath East; Ger Colleran, Columnist with The Irish Star; Niamh Lyons, Political Correspondent with The Irish Daily Mail and Peter Murtagh, Managing Editor of The Irish Times.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0718/631575-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-18-july-2014/?clipid=1632214
Plenty to sink out teeth into in this week’s Gathering. At the World Cup, the name on everyone’s lips was Luis Suarez, who has received a 4 month ban by FIFA for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chillini. Away from the sporting arena, Fianna Fail expelled Brian Crowley after he joined the European Conservative and Reformist (ECR) grouping. Meanwhile former prime minister of Luxembourg, Jean-Claude Juncker is expected to be appointed next president of the European Commission later today. To talk about this and more were Fiach Kelly, political correspondent with the Irish Times; Fianna Fail Agriculture Spokesman Eamon O’Cuiv and Fine ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0627/626902-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-27-june-2014/?clipid=1614450
Joining Sean for this morning’s Gathering were Vincent Durac, University College Dublin; Sarah Bardon, Irish Daily Mail and Denis Staunton, Irish Times.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0620/625224-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-20-june-2014/?clipid=1607138
Joining Sean for this morning’s Gathering were Independent TD Roisin Shorthall; Fine Gael MEP, Brian Hayes; journalist Alison O’Connor and Harry McGee, political correspondent with the Irish Times.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0606/621955-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-6-june-2014/?clipid=1594210
Joining Sean for this week’s Gathering were barrister Noel Whelan; Fionnan Sheahan, Group Political Editor with the Irish Independent; Sinn Fein TD, Mary Lou McDonald and former Fine Gael minister, Nora Owen.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0509/616205-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-9-may-2014/?clipid=1572263
It was a week that was dominated by events at the teachers’ conferences. For a look back at the heckling and the other main news stories of recent days, Sean was joined by Mary Mitchell O’Connor - Fine Gael TD in Dun Laoghaire, Sheila Nunan - General Secretary of the INTO, Dave O’Connell - Group Editor with The Connacht Tribune in Galway and Harry McGee - Political Correspondent of The Irish Times.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0425/611708-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-25-april-2014/?clipid=1548824
Joining Sean for this morning’s Gathering were Paul Drury, Daily Mail Columnist; Michael O’Regan, Irish Times Parliamentary Correspondent; Alan Hickey, Barrister; and Paul Melia, Environment Correspondent with the Irish Independent.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0418/609647-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-18-april-2014/?clipid=1537155
The week was consumed by the state visit of President Michael D Higgins to the UK, declared by everybody or almost everybody at least to have been a wonderful success...but it was business as usual at home, with the Public Accounts Committee continuing its investigations into Rehab and the terms of reference set for the inquiry into the Garda tapes...there was tragedy too of course with the death of 25 year old, Peaches Geldof. For a look back at the events of the week, Sean was joined in studio by Mick Clifford, Columnist with The Irish Examiner; journalist and Author, ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0411/608240-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-11-april-2014/?clipid=1531747
For a look back of the events of the week – from the motion of no confidence in the Justice Minister and the discovery of yet more tapes, to the decision of the GAA to go with Sky-ward. Sean was joined in studio now by Fine Gael deputy for Meath East, Regina Doherty; Eugene McGee, former Editor of the Longford Leader and GAA columnist with the Irish Independent; soccer pundit, Eamon Dunphy and Sinead Ryan, Consumer columnist with The Herald.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0404/606646-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-4-april-2014/?clipid=1525478
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