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It’s the morning after storms ravaged much of the country and you’ll have heard reports already of the damage done to power lines, homes and businesses. Fallen trees have been causing traffic disruption, especially in counties Cork and Kerry...roofs have been blown off schools and other buildings...one hundred and ninety thousand homes are without electricity...and snowfalls are now adding to problems... Sean spoke to Brian O’Connell who has been surveying the damage in the south this morning and Valerie Cox from Kilkenny where a state of emergency was declared yesterday.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0213/504051-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-13-february-2014/?clipid=1416896
Several days of high tides and storm force winds have left a trail of destruction around the coast. Parts of the coastline have been washed away, walls have collapsed, buildings damaged and roads flooded by the fury of the storm. This morning the Government’s emergency response group is meeting to co-ordinate a response. Joining Sean was postmaster Patrick Gavin who is living on Loop head peninsula near Carrigaholt in County Clare, the finger of land inhabited by six families has been cut off by floodwater. Sean was also joined by Joe Conway, former Mayor of Tramore in County Waterford where ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0107/496338-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-7-january-2014/?clipid=1389188
Yesterday evening, the weather blew the roof off Kent Station in Cork and around the country, AA Roadwatch is advising of very dangerous conditions nationwide with heavy snow reported in counties Sligo, Laois and Mayo. Gardaí in the midlands have urged motorists to take extreme care on roads in the midlands after heavy snow falls in parts of Laois and Offaly and more tree falls in Longford and Westmeath overnight. Sean spoke with Ralph Riegal of the Irish Examiner; Pat Clarke of Met Eireann and Arwen Foley of AA Roadwatchhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1219/493780-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-19-december-2013/?clipid=1380970
This time last year we were tanning ourselves in the glory of 20 degrees sunshine! This morning we were fishing out the long-johns for another outing of what feels like the longest winter ever! Met Eireann's Evelyn Cusack joins John on the line.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-john-murray-show/programmes/2013/0325/378281-the-john-murray-show-monday-25-march-2013/?clipid=1038100
Hilda has been unemployed for 18 months. She returned to Ireland with a romantic notice of living in a cottage in the west of Ireland. Although she is unemployed has no regrets about coming back. Yesterday she queued for one hour and twenty minutes in the freezing intermittent rain. She eventually got into the building at 8.15 p.m. By the time she got to the counter she was told all the places on her course had gone. She wondered why if there are so many people applying for these courses that you can’t make an individual appointment.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/liveline/programmes/2013/0116/363088-liveline-wednesday-16-january-2013/?clipid=975891
Drivetime with Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the dayhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/drivetime/programmes/2012/1221/360043-drivetime-friday-21-december-2012/
Scientists in NUIG get grant to study ways of predicting whether volcanic ash cloud will effect air travel. Drivetime spoke to Professor Colin O'Dowd from NUI Galway.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/drivetime/programmes/2012/1221/360043-drivetime-friday-21-december-2012/?clipid=961857
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