Today With Sean O Rourke Monday 6 February 2017
100th Anniversary of George Plunkett By-Election
One hundred years ago this month, a snow-swept North Roscommon hosted one of the most important by-elections in Irish history.
The victorious candidate was George Plunkett, a papal count, scholar and father of the executed Joseph Mary Plunkett. And Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD joined us this morning to tell us more…
To the weekend in sport and not the bright start to the Six Nations we were hoping for...or perhaps expecting.
Damian Lawlor, presenter of RTÉ's GAA podcast Jones’s Road, Hugo MacNeill, former Ireland rugby international and sports journalist Marie Crowe joined us this morning.
The Allianz League is back, the Dubs have made it 30 in a row, the Premier League tension relegation battle is heating up, and one of the most remarkable Superbowls of all time...!