Today With Sean O Rourke Thursday 15 May 2014

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.

Paraic Duffy

Paraic Duffy

Paraic Duffy, Director General of the GAA, talked to Sean about the new GAA GO initiative

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Turkish Mine Disaster

Turkish Mine Disaster

Rescue efforts are continuing this morning to locate more than one hundred people still missing after a mining disaster in Soma, western Turkey two days ago. 

282 people are now confirmed dead.

Industrial action has been announced by Turkey’s main labour unions in protest at the loss of lives.

On the line from Bodrum in Western Turkey was freelance reporter, Laura Wells.

Monaghan: European Elections

Monaghan: European Elections

Joining Sean in Monaghan for today’s programme were Mairead McGuinness (Fine Gael); Marian Harkin (Independent); Ronan Mullen (Independent); and Matt McCarthy (Sinn Fein).

Irish Water

Irish Water

As Irish Water removes meters from a Cork housing estate, documents obtained by the Irish Independent today reveal the full extent of water leakage around the country – and it’s a staggering 680 million litres every day. That’s enough for 1.5m families.  

Paul Melia, of the Irish Independent has been covering this story.

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Monaghan: European Elections

Monaghan: European Elections

Joining Sean for the second of our debates form Monaghan on the European Elections were Luke “Ming” Flanagan (Independent); Pat “The Cope” Gallagher (Fianna Fail); Lorraine Higgins (Labour) and Marke Deery (Green Party)  and Valerie Cox met the remainder of the candidates yesterday.

Music Played on the Show

Don't Teach Me How To Cry

Don't Teach Me How To Cry

Sean Keane

3:00

Never Alone

Never Alone

Sean Keane

3:52

Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home

Sean Keane

3:30

Alabama

Alabama

Don Baker

3:30

Crack Cocaine

Crack Cocaine

Don Baker

3:00

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