Today With Sean O Rourke Friday 30 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. Presented by Keelin Shanley

Medical Cards

Medical Cards

The Government yesterday suspended its controversial review of discretionary medical cards. Keelin was joined by Brian Turner, Lecturer in Economics in UCC; and two mothers, Anne FitzPatrick and Karen North.

Man to Man

Man to Man

Over 3000 men are newly diagnosed with the condition in Ireland each year and the Irish Cancer Society are today launching the Man to Man Storybook, a book for men experiencing prostate cancer with 11 real life stories designed to offer hope and support to other men with prostate cancer.

It will be launched by one of the heroes of Italia 90, Packie Bonner and he joined Keelin in studio along with Donal Buggy, Head of Services, Irish Cancer Society.

Packie also spoke about Roy Keane's possible move to Celtic...

https://soundcloud.com/todaysor/packie-bonner-on-roy-keane

Male Domestic Abusers

Male Domestic Abusers

MEND is a state-funded service that runs rehabilitation programmes for men who are violent and abusive in relationships. John Doyle is programme director with the service.

Antibiotics Crisis

Antibiotics Crisis

When was the last time you were on antibiotics? Chances are, it was not too long ago. We all take advantage of what some say is the greatest medical discovery of all, but recently the threat to the existence of antibiotics has been highlighted in no uncertain terms.

Joining Keelin in studio was Dr Fiona Walsh, biology lecturer and antibiotic resistance expert in NUI Maynooth, to discuss the future of antibiotics.

Aer Lingus Cabin Crew 24 hour strike

Ingrid Miley, RTE Industrial Correspondent

50th Anniversary of a Special Needs School in Galway

Valerie Cox report

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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