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After days of controversy about the make up of the banking inquiry the government set about damage limitation yesterday with the announcement that the party whip will not apply to Fine Gael or Labour members on the committee. Earlier in the day, independent TD for Wicklow/ East Carlow Stephen Donnelly confirmed that he was resigning from the inquiry committee as a result of the government’s move to retain an overall majority. Sean was joined by Pearse Doherty, Sinn Fein TD and by Kieran O’Donnell, Fine Gael TD.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0616/624178-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-16-june-2014/?clipid=1602584
Sinn Fein launches its pre Budget submission today at 11am, but with a preview Sean was joined by Sinn Fein’s Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1008/479046-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-8-october-2013/?clipid=1327671
Two weeks tomorrow, the nation will go to the polls to vote on whether to keep our second House of parliament or consign it to our political history. With opinion polls at this stage showing the result of the referendum may be very tight, Sean was joined for further debate on the pros and cons of Seanad Eireann by Niall Collins of Fianna Fail and Pearse Doherty of Sinn Féin, both of whom are acting as Director of Elections for their respective parties in the run-up to October 4thhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/0918/474960-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-18-september-2013/?clipid=1313228
After the budget - Claire talks to Pearse Doherty of Sinn Fein, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney, Michael O'Regan of the Irish Times and economist John Fitzgerald of the ESRI.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/saturday-with-claire-byrne/programmes/2012/1208/357466-saturday-with-claire-byrne-saturday-8-december-2012/?clipid=972060
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