Today With Sean O Rourke Friday 18 July 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.

Malaysian Plane Shot Down

Shaun Walker of the Guardian who is in Kiev, Ukraine and from London Shashank Joshi Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Frank Flannery

Former Chief Executive of REHAB, Frank Flannery

Two Men in a Camper Van

Paddy O'Gorman and Brian O'Connell

New Minister for Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Minister Heather Humphreys

Reaction to Frank Flannery I/V

Shane Ross, Independent TD

Israel / Gaza

The Irish Times Ruadhan McCormaic joined Sean from Gaza City. And from Jerusalem is Reuters senior correspondent Dan Williams.


Dr. Michael J Dowling, CEO North Shore/LIJ Health Care System, USA



It was a week dominated by politics with the reshuffle junior ministers revealed, a row over Phil Hogan’s new role as European Commissioner...and even the Garth Brooks debacle ended up in front of a Dáil committee.

Joining me now for a look back at these and the other main news stories of recent days are:

Regina Doherty, Fine Gael TD for Meath East; Ger Colleran, Columnist with The Irish Star; Niamh Lyons, Political Correspondent with The Irish Daily Mail and Peter Murtagh, Managing Editor of The Irish Times.

Programme Highlights

Family Courts

Evelyn O'Rourke reports from the family courts at Dolphin House.

Anthony Foley

Remembering the legend that was Anthony Foley.



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