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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
All eyes will be on the report to be published later today into allegations that serious crimes were not properly investigated by Gardai. The report by barrister Sean Guerin has been described by some commentators as “damning”. Meanwhile Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said a new era is needed “so that Irish people can have confidence in our policing system”. Joining Sean was RTE Prime Time’s Katie Hannon and former detective Chief Superintendent John O’Brien.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0509/616205-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-9-may-2014/?clipid=1572335
It was a week that celebrated whistleblowers – the passing of abuse survivor Christine Buckley, lauded at her funeral as ‘the great whistleblower of our time’...and the issuing of a report that vindicated two Gardai who drew attention to abuses within the penalty points system. Other events saw former Fine Gael strategist, Frank Flannery step down from a number of high profile positions...a big talking point around Leinster House...at least until the majority of Ministers boarded planes to depart for Patrick’s Day celebrations around the world. For a look at all of these stories and more, Keelin was joined in ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0314/602228-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-14-march-2014/?clipid=1508697
Giles Martin in conversation with Cathal Murray - Grammy Award winning record producer, musician, composer and ...