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The Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the new leader of the Labour Party Tanaiste, Joan Burton sat down this morning for discussions on political priorities for the coalition government. It’s expected that the Taoiseach will announce a major shake-up of cabinet portfolios in the coming days, with Fine Gael and Labour Ministers being re-shuffled and others in line for new appointments. Irish Times Political Correspondent Harry McGee and Katie Hannon of Prime Time spoke to Sean about the speculation and the rumours.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0707/629074-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-7-july-2014/?clipid=1623176
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
Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter will return to the media spotlight this afternoon when he makes a statement on the plinth at Leinster House. It is expected that Mr. Shatter will announce whether or not he intends to accept the €70,000 severance payment to which he is entitled . Joining Sean in studio was Harry McGee, Political Correspondent of the Irish Times and on the line Michael Clifford columnist with the Irish Examiner.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0522/618904-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-22-may-2014/?clipid=1581847
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
Another week has begun and the garda whistleblowing controversy shows no signs of abating with the Irish Times revealing today that garda sergeant Maurice McCabe first approached the authorities with his concerns back in 2008. Meanwhile, Fianna Fail has described the assertion by Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore that the dossier handed over by Micheal Martin to the Taoiseach was “incomplete” as a “red herring”. Joining Sean was Harry McGee, political correspondent of the Irish Times.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0224/506298-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-24-february-2014/?clipid=1425060
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