Today With Sean O Rourke Monday 4 July 2016

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.

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform

Minister Paschal Donohoe joined us in studio this morning to discuss the proposed Abortion Bill as the Cabinet is split. 

UKIP Leader, Nigel Farage Resigns

Denis Staunton, London Editor, Irish Times, Mark Reckless, UKIP Member of the National Assembly for Wales

St. John of Gods Top Ups

St. John of Gods Top Ups

Topping up salaries in the charity sector...St John of God services in the firing line, we spoke to Marc MacSharry, Fianna Fáil TD and Ivan Cooper, Director of Public Policy with The Wheel.

Conflict in the Home

Conflict in the Home

Family conflict, psychologist David Coleman on the impact of fighting in front of the children.

Political Update

Political Update

In comparison to the political upheaval we're seeing across the water since the Brexit vote politically things have looked relatively quiet here. But it looks like that's about the change. Earlier on Morning Ireland Transport Minister Shane Ross said he and Finian McGrath and John Halligan will vote in favour of Mick Wallace's bill on fatal foetal abnormality in the Dáil on Thursday. Yet so far, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has refused to allow a free vote on the matter. 

Stephen Collins, political editor of the Irish Times joined us on the line. 

Brexit

Brexit

The latest twists in the post Brexit slapstick of British politics as Nigel Farage steps down as leader of UKIP. Andrew Gimson, British Political journalist joined us on the line. 

A Night with the Dublin Fire Brigade Ambulance

A Night with the Dublin Fire Brigade Ambulance

Overdoses,  15 year old teenagers unconscious, assaults and gun attacks – just some of what one unit from Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with last Friday.

As part of an on-going series, our reporter Brian O’Connell spent the night with Dublin City Fire Brigade’s ambulance service.

Weekend Sport

Weekend Sport

The cream of the Cats and other weekend sport with Damian Lawlor, Orla Bannon and Vincent Hogan.

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