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For a look back at the events of the week – and I think it’s fair to say they all centred on the latest potential scandal to hit the Gardai and the interplay between politics and policing, Sean was joined by former Fine Gael Minister for Justice, Nora Owen; Pat Leahy, Political Editor of The Sunday Business Post; James McDermott, Barrister and Lecturer in Law at UCD and Peter Murtagh, reporter at The Irish Times.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0328/605112-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-28-march-2014/?clipid=1520122
Dublin Burning - The Easter Rising from Behind the Barricades by Commandant WJ Brennan Whitmore (Gill & McMillan) "I stood on the rooftops in the gathering gloom. Dublin Burning! What a sight! Gruesome. Awe-inspiring. Man's inhumanity to man - there is nothing so brutal and callous in all creation." The words there of Commandant WJ Brennan Whitmore who was in charge of a small outpost in North Earl Street across the road from the GPO during the Easter Rising. His memoir was our January Book Club choice. Written in 1961, this is the only eye witness account of the Rising by a senior ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0112/496455-the-history-show-sunday-12-january-2014/?clipid=1389634
As the aid effort in the Philippines continues, the tourism industry is urging people to visit the country as a way of helping the recovery effort. Peter Murtagh who covered the typhoon in the Philippines for the Irish Times is back home and joined Sean in studio.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1127/489413-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-27-november-2013/?clipid=1364632
Sean spoke to Peter Murtagh of the Irish Times who gave us the latest from Cebu in the Philippines.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1118/487357-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-18-november-2013/?clipid=1357443
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