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The week gone by saw a lot of criticism of the GAA, a lot of anger from Irish Rail workers and some kite flying from government figures on what may come out of Budget 2015. For a look back at these and other stories, Sean was joined in studio now by Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire; Michael Clifford, Columnist with The Irish Examiner; Mary Minihan of The Irish Time political staff and Tony Foley, Senior Lecturer in Economics at DCU’s Business School.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0829/640093-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-29-august-2014/?clipid=1661268
When the country goes to the polls for the next General Election, political parties will be required to ensure that 30 per cent of their candidates are women. The difficulties involved with balancing parenthood with politics has long been identified as an obstacle to women in particular when it comes to getting into – and staying in - office. But for male deputies too, there is the reality of a lot of birthday parties missed and a lot of time spent away from home. The National Women’s Council will this afternoon launch a report on the topic of ‘Building a ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0304/508132-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-4-march-2014/?clipid=1431768
Giles Martin in conversation with Cathal Murray - Grammy Award winning record producer, musician, composer and ...