Today With Sean O Rourke Wednesday 27 April 2016

Today With Sean O Rourke

Today With Sean O Rourke


Keelin Shanley presents mid-morning current affairs magazine with the stories of the day, sharp analysis, sports coverage, in-depth features and consumer interest.

Government Talks

Government Talks

Michael D’Arcy, Fine Gael TD, Wexford, Lisa Chambers, Fianna Fáil TD, Mayo, Eoin O Broin, Sinn Féin Dublin Mid West andNiamh Lyons, Political Editor, The Times, Ireland Edition spoke to us this morning on what we can expect by the end of the week.

Alan Shatter, former Justice Minister

Alan Shatter, former Justice Minister

Former justice minister Alan Shatter has called for the O'Higgins Report to be published today. 

He told Keelin Shanley on Today with Sean O'Rourke this morning: "As far as I know this report was furnished to the Minister for Justice on Monday. There's an obligation in legislation to publish it as soon as possible. When the Guerin Report landed in to the Taoiseach, I wasn't even allowed 24 hours to read it and consider its contents before effectively being required to resign. I believe the O'Higgins Report should be published today."

US Primaries

US Primaries

A clean sweep for Trump and four-out-of-five for Hillary Clinton in the latest presidential primaries in the US...

It now looks like the two will face off in the presidential race proper, with Trump labelling himself the “presumptive” Republican nominee, and Bernie Sanders dropping the biggest hint yet, that his campaign is effectively over...

Graham Finlay, from the UCD School of Politics and International Relations, joined Keelin in studio.

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LUAS

LUAS

Martin Wall, industry correspondent with the Irish Times gave us the latest developments on LUAS where Transdev have announced that there will be 10% pay cut if strikes continue on Thursday.

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Dean Johnson, of Brandwidth joined us to talk about the developments being made in technology that is now bringing us Virtual Reality.

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Housing List Refusals

Housing List Refusals

Last week, The Irish Examiner revealed reasons some people on the social housing list gave for not accepting a house offered to them. These included not having enough room for a trampoline, and rejecting a house with sea views because of fears around sea sickness. Our reporter Brian O’Connell has been looking at this issue and visited some of those houses that people on the housing list turned down.

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