Today with Sean O'Rourke

    Monday - Friday at 10am

    Parenting

    Listen

    Bean an Tí

    Well, it’s that time of year again where thousands of our young school goers descend on Gaeltacht areas to do courses in the Irish language for 3 weeks at a time.  We’ve heard plenty about how the students fare down through the years, but what of the Bean an Tí, who is required to become a “surrogate mother” to these young teenagers over the Summer? How do they cope with the demands.

    Well, Róisín O’Hara, returned to her home turf of Connemara recently and spoke to many at the coalface . She joined us from the Galway studio

    Listen

    Summer Camps

    Róisín O’Hara joined us again to discuss parenting issues. This week we’re looking at summer camps. With primary schools closing for the holidays next week, it can be very difficult for many parents, particularly those who are working, to find an alternative to school to both occupy and care for children. But, as you’ve found out Róisín, these Summer Camps are widely available for all age groups and are widely used, but parents should be wary.

    Listen

    Parenting

    Sleep deprivation is a huge issue for many parents. Journalist and mother, Róisín O’Hara, was back with us to discuss this issue.

    Listen

    Parenting

    We return to the subject of parenting concerns in relation to children’s use of technology.  Journalist and Mother, Róisín O’Hara was back with us, and today we looked at the impact of the Internet on older children and on young teenagers.

    Listen

    Parenting and Technology

    As more and more children become tech-savvy, at a younger age, and more technological devices are becoming available, parents are faced with an unprecedented challenge. How much is too much technology for young children, and are parents really aware of the potential risks and the safety guidelines?

    Well, here to discuss this was journalist and mother, Róisín O Hara.

    Today with Sean O'Rourke

    Latest Show

    Today with Sean O'Rourke on Twitter

    Sean O'Rourke

    Schedule Open Schedule