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    Today With Sean O Rourke Tuesday 31 December 2013


    Today with Sean O'Rourke

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

    Collapse of talks in Northern Ireland

    Talks have ended without agreement in Northern Ireland, Journalist Eamonn Mallie speaks to Keelin about the latest in Northern Ireland.

    Suicide Bomber in Russia

    A massive explosion at a train station in the Russian city of Volgograd killed at least 16 people, including one police officer, Diarmaid Fleming spoke to the programme today.

    Traveller Fued in Ballina, Tipperary

    An attack took place on a Traveller family in Ballina in County Tipperary on Christmas Eve. Brian O'Connell joined Keelen from our Cork studio with details of the incident.

    New Year's Celebrations

    Shaun Quinn, from Failte Ireland speaks to Keelin about events tonights happening across the country for New Year's Celebrations.

    Woman Entrepreneurs

    Female Entreprenuers is climbing in recent years, Valarie Cox met up with some Entrepreneurs & Jean O'Sullivan from Enterprise Ireland.

    Graveyards at Christmas

    Paddy O'Gorman went to graveyards on Stephens Day, and spoke to some of the people paying respects for their loved ones.

    Keeping an eye to Blood Pressure

    With the New Year looming, many will look at changing their lifestyles next year and one such issue to take care of is blood pressure. Professor Eoin O'Brien informs us how to manage blood pressure.

    History of 1914

    With 2014 around the corner, and 100 years gone by Michael Kennedy looks at the history of 1914 and the main events of that year.

    Schumacher Update

    Doctors treating Michael Schumacher have just given another press conference in Grenoble, where the former Formula One champion remains in a coma following a skiing accident at the weekend. John Lichfield, Paris Correspondent with The London Independent spoke to Keelin earlier.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 09:34
      Title: Old Red Eyes Is Back
      Performer(s): The Beautiful South
      Performer(s): The Beautiful South
      Album: Carry On Up The Charts - The Best Of The Beautiful South
      Duration: 3:47
    • 10:15
      Title: Days Like This
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Album: Dinner Party Guitar Moods, Vol. 1 (Acoustic)
      Duration: 3:25

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