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    Friday 17th April

    The Gathering

    Peadar Toibin, Sinn Fein TD, Brenda Power, Columnist Sunday Times and Irish Daily Mail, David Hall, CEO Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation, Senator Lorraine Higgins

    The Race for No. 10

    Nicholas Watt, Chief Political Correspondent, The Guardian

    Thursday 16th April

    Local Newspapers

    Brian O'Connell report and on the phone Sean Mahon, MD of the Southern Star and President of Local Ireland, formerly the Regional Newspapers and Printers' Association of Ireland

    Supreme Court Judgement

    Jennifer Carroll McNeill, Barrister

    Lying on your CV

    Peter Cosgrove, Director of CPL Recruitment

    Karen Buckley disappearance

    Denyse O'Brien, fried of the Buckley Family

    Europe wide crackdown on speeding

    Conor Faughnan, Director of Consumer Affairs, AA Ireland

    Gender Quotas

    Kieran Dennison, F. G. Cllr., Dublin West, Barry Ward, F.G. Cllr., Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown, Mary Minihan, Irish Times Political Staff

    Karen Buckley Disappearance

    Julie-Anne Barnes, Journalist

    Wednesday 15th April

    Gorse Hill Legal Battle Judgement

    Orla O'Donnell, RTE Legal Affairs Correspondent

    Boat tragedy carrying refugees

    Nick Squires, Rome Correspondent Daily Telegraph

    Wexford District Court

    Paddy O'Gorman met some people at The Court

    HSE Employee Survey

    Ian Tegerdine, Interim National Director of Human Resources at the HSE

    Search for Karen Buckley

    Julie Ann Barnes, Journalist, Ralph Riegel, Irish Independent

    Tuesday 14th April

    Peter Sheridan's Are Ya Havin A Laugh?

    Peter Sheridan

    Bus Strike

    Martin Wall, Industry Correspondent Irish Times

    Digital Rights Europe Conference

    Joseph Dalby, Barrister and Director Flightpath Consulting, Dr. Pete Fussey, Sociologist, University of Essex

    UK Election: Tory Manifesto

    Nicholas Watt, The Guardian

    New Tourism Initiative

    Malcolm Byrne, Fianna Fail Cllr.

    Depressed Grandparents

    Dr. Christine McGarrigle, Trinity College, Anne Dempsey, Third Age

    Karen Buckley - Missing in Glasgow

    Peter Geoghegan, Glasgow-based Journalist

    Monday 13th April

    Weekend Sport

    Shane O'Donoghue, Damien Lawlor, Orla Bannon

    New Mouthguard Device

    Dr. Padraig McAuliffe, Dublin Dental Hospital and Founder and CEO of SelfSense Technologies

    Hillary Clinton Running for President

    Larry Donnelly, Lecturer in Law at NUIG, Niall O'Dowd, IrishCentral.com

    Father Son Relationships

    Kathy Gilfillan, Editor, Colum McCann, Contributor

    Plain Tobacco Products Court Case

    Arthur Beesley, Economics Editor of The Irish Times

    Seanad Reform

    Joe O'Toole, Former Leader of the Independent Group in Seanad Eireann and a member of the Working Group on Seanad Reform

    Friday 10th April

    The Gathering

    Today's panel to discuss the issues of the week were FG MEP Brian Hayes, Paul Murphy, Socialist Part TD; Sheila Nunan, General Secretary of the INTO and Mary Hanafin, FF Councillor for Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown

    Live Music: Sharon Robinson

    Sharon Robinson, a Grammy Award-winning songwriter who has collaborated with Leonard Cohen. She sings two songs

    Mortgage Rates

    Sinéad Ryan, Finance Expert, Independent News & Media is in studio to discuss mortgage rates

    Thursday 9th April

    Impact Trade Union Conference

    Sean spoke to school teacher Marion Jackson and Niall Shanahan, Communications Officer for Impact Trade Union about the conference ongoing today.

    War Photojournalist Lynsey Addario

    Sean spoke to war Photojournalist Lynsey Addario who spoke to us from Afghanistan.

    Backstage At The Abbey, Hedda Gabler

    Marie Louise O'Donnell went behind the scenes of The Abbey to investigate the play Hedda Gabler.

    Mary Lou McDonald Abusing Dail Privilege

    Ms McDonald named several former ministers in the Dáil last December using privilege,reading from a civil servant’s report linking them to Ansbacher accounts. The Oireachtas Committee on Procedures and Privileges has now concluded that she abused her parliamentary privilege. Sean O’Fearghail and Aengus O Snodaigh spoke to Sean this morning.

    Report on Leaving Cert Grinds

    Weeks away from the leaving certificate we look at leaving cert grinds. Reporter Brian O'Connell went down to Bruce College in Cork and spoke to students about having to take grinds. We also speak to Michéal Landers, Principal of Bruce College.

    Publisihing Attorney General Advice

    When the new political party Renua was launched Lucinda Creighton said that one of her policies was that legal advice given by the Attorney General to cabinet should be published. Lucinda Creighton and Jim O'Callaghan join Sean in studio to dicuss the issue.

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