Today With Sean O Rourke Friday 15 August 2014
Cliff Richard Alleged Sexual Assault
Detectives in Britain are making arrangements to interview Cliff Richard about an alleged sex crime against a boy in 1985.
South Yorkshire police searched a penthouse belonging to the pop star yesterday.
Cliff Richard, who is visiting Portugal, has described the allegation as completely false, and has promised to fully co-operate with the police.
Simon Israel is a Home Affairs correspondent for Channel Four News spoke to Keelin this morning.
When Brendan and Terry Ring’s daughter Cliona died from an inoperable brain tumour aged just 14, they decided that they’d set up a foundation in her name to raise money to help families struggling with the devastation and trauma of a seriously ill child.
Keelin was joined by Brendan and Terry now. I’m also joined by David Crowe, father of Sarah, who suffers from Alper’s Syndrome, a disease of the central nervous system. At aged 11, Sarah is the oldest child in Ireland living with the condition.
For more information see: http://clionasfoundation.com/
Brendan and Terry Ring's daughter Cliona died from an inoperable brain tumour aged just 14, they decided that they'd set up a foundation in her name to raise money to help families struggling with the devastation and trauma of a seriously ill child.
This week, tens of thousands of Yazidis were stranded on a mountain in Iraq as they tried to escape militants, the developer Michael Flynn won a bid to have an examiner removed from his businesses and the actor Robin Williams died by suicide....
Meanwhile, there was joy for many Leaving Cert students but disappointment for the women’s rugby team as they lost their semi-final game to England...
To take a look back at these and the other main stories of the week, Keelin was joined by Susan Daly, editor of TheJournal.ie; Vincent Durac, lecturer in Middle East politics, UCD; Ian Kehoe, Deputy Editor of The Sunday Business Post and Noirin Hegarty, Managing Destination Editor at Lonely Planet.