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Property developer Sean Dunne has been made bankrupt in Ireland, and also filed for bankruptcy last year in the US with debts of €690 million. The state loans agency Nama has taken proceedings against Sean Dunne in the United States, and is objecting to his discharge from bankruptcy, in an attempt to stop him walking away from his pre-bankruptcy debts, which include 250 million euro owed to Nama. To date Dunne has had four meetings with creditors. The Irish Times Washington correspondent Simon Carswell was on the line.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0303/507912-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-3-march-2014/?clipid=1430964
Sean was joined by the Irish Times correspondent in the United States, Simon Carswell who had a shocking story in his Saturday column about how lack of tried and tested drugs being used in executions in American states has raised fears of unnecessary pain at death. Sean also asked him about President Obama's State of the Union address.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0129/500864-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-29-january-2014/?clipid=1405160
On January 1st the state of Colorado became the first American state to legalise sales of marijuana for recreational purposes. Set amongst the Rocky Mountains, Colorado was already one of the highest states in America, so how have the past three weeks been treating its residents? Irish Times Washington Correspondent, Simon Carswell has paid Colorado a visit and spoke to Sean this morning.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0120/498942-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-20-january-2014/?clipid=1398112
Simon Carswell moved to the US to begin his stint as Washington Correspondent this time last year. And as always in American politics it has been an interesting year. Not to mention plenty of Irish interest, not least with developer Sean Dune’s dealing with his creditors in Conneticut. He joined Sean in studio this morning.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1218/493585-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-18-december-2013/?clipid=1380180
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/2013/0622/458180-marian-finucane-saturday-22-june-2013/
Interview: Marian talks to Loretta Brennan Glucksman, outgoing chairman of the American Ireland Fund about her marriages, life and philanthropic work. Simon Carswell of the Irish Times speaks to Marian from Guantanamo about what the camp there is really like, the monitoring of the media and the ongoing trials. Dermot Goode from healthinsurancesavings.ie joins us to give us some tips on how to get the best from your private health insurance. Monica O'Connor and Eddie O'Neill tell us about the process of home-schooling their children, the obstacles they've encountered and what prompted them to do it. Landscape architect Jane McCorkell talks ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/marian-finucane/programmes/2013/0622/458180-marian-finucane-saturday-22-june-2013/?clipid=1247334
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