Today With Sean O Rourke Friday 6 December 2013

Today with Sean O'Rourke

Today with Sean O'Rourke

The mid-morning current affairs magazine with the stories of the day, sharp analysis, sports coverage, in-depth features and consumer interest.

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

This morning's programme came from Cork. 

Last night the sad news came that Nelson Mandeal had passed away aged 95. Sean was joined by Former President Mary McAleese, Jean Jacques Cornish, Melanie Vorwoerd among many others to pay tribute.

Mary Mc Aleese on the death of Nelson Mandela

With South Africa in mourning today after the death of former president Nelson Mandela, who died in his Johannesburg home last night at the age of 95. Former Irish president Mary Mc Aleese spoke to Sean about her memories of Mr Mandela.

Reaction to the deat of Nelson Mandela

As dawn broke tributes have come in from across the world & Ireland for Nelson Mandela. Sean O'Rourke spoke to John Jacque Cornish Journalist in Pretoria, South Africa. Melanie Vorwoerd, former director of Unicef Ireland. Richard Downes, Prime Time Journalist and former BBC correspondent in South Africa. Later on we spoke to Tony Hollingsworth documentary maker & Dick Spring, former Labour party Tánaiste.

Homelessness in Ireland

Brian O'Connell looks at homelessness in Ireland in the moment, and speaks to some people who are sleeping rough at the moment.

Cork Penny Dinners

Sean speaks to Catriona Twomey of Cork Penny Dinners, who serve homeless people in Cork 365 days a year.

Music Played on the Show

I'M Going To Set You Free

I'M Going To Set You Free

John Spillane

3:30

A Penny For Your Thoughts

A Penny For Your Thoughts

Malcolm Alcart

2:40

My Old Man

My Old Man

Alan Purcell

3:20

Programme Highlights

Alone Hampers

Evelyn O'Rourke met with volunteers helping with the elderly.

Christmas and Your Garden

Paraic Horkan gives us ideas on adding colour to your home this Christmas.

Martin Conmey

In 1973, Martin Conmey, 20 years old at the time, was accused of her murder, and subsequently jailed for three years for manslaughter.

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