Today With Sean O Rourke Monday 30 June 2014
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.
Mother & Baby Homes
The discovery of almost 800 children’s bodies in the grounds of a mother and baby home in Tuam has reopened the pain of the many instances of institutional abuse in our past.
But a new question has emerged alongside this story – is there a wider blame to be laid outside of the religious institutions and at the foot of Irish society itself?
Sean was joined in studio by Diarmaid Ferriter, UCD Professor and historian, and by Fr Vincent Twomey, Divine Word Missionary Priest, author and theologian.
Mrs Brown's Boys
The long-awaited Mrs Brown’s Boys: D’Movie came out at the weekend and while the response from fans and viewers has been positive, the critics are not enamoured.
But that’s par for the course for comedian Brendan O’Carroll’s creation, which has won hearts in Ireland and the UK, along with BAFTAs, but has yet to crack a smile in the critics.
Sean spoke to stand-up comedian and Joe.ie writer, Eric Lalor...