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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
Despite a resignation on Tuesday and numerous statements in the Dail yesterday, many questions remain about the controversies engulfing An Garda Siochana and the Minister for Justice. Will a large number of court cases be tainted because of secret recordings at Garda stations? What were the circumstances in which former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan stepped down? And how can the government get itself out of this mess? The issue of the Commissioner's departure was discussed in the Dail yesterday, with the Taoiseach confirmed that a government official had visited Martin Callinan before he stepped down. Sean was joined by Tom ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0327/604854-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-27-march-2014/?clipid=1519114
The European Parliamentary Elections which take place on May 23rd alongside the local elections – hit the headlines with the announcement last week that Junior minister Brian Hayes is standing in Dublin.. The constituencies have been changed to three reducing the numbers of MEPs from 12 to 11. So who are the candidates and what will be headlining issues? Sean was joined by Niamh Lyons and Stephen Collins.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0203/501901-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-3-february-2014/?clipid=1409135
Well it was the week when the Dail reconvened after its Christmas and New Year break, and if TDs thought January might be a quiet month, they were met instead with a deluge of controversy over money spent at Irish Water, and the startling revelations that emerged at the Public Accounts Committee yesterday. Here to discuss these stories and others that caught our attention during the week were Niamh Lyons, Political Correspondent with The Irish Daily Mail; Conor Pope, Consumer Affairs Correspondent with the Irish Times; Michael Clifford, Columnist with The Irish Examiner and Lise Hand of The Irish Independent.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0117/498460-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-17-january-2014/?clipid=1396548
In-depth interviews, human interest stories, consumer and lifestyle news as well as a lively panel discussion on issues of the week and newspaper reviewshttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/marian-finucane/programmes/2013/0720/463657-marian-finucane-saturday-20-july-2013/
A bad week in the Dail for Women. In studio are Niamh Lyons, Irish Daily Mail; Catherine Halloran, Irish Daily Star, and Lise Hand, the Independent.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/marian-finucane/programmes/2013/0720/463657-marian-finucane-saturday-20-july-2013/?clipid=1270902
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