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Friday 17th January

The Gathering

Alison O'Connor, Gary Murphy, Brenda Power and Brian Hayes join Sean in studio to run through the stories of the week.

War of Independence

Diarmaid Ferriter, Lecturer in Modern Irish History at UCD is in studio with Sean to discuss the War of Independence.

Derek Ryan

Derek Ryan and his band are live in studio with Sean to perform two tracks and have a chat.

Drogheda Feud

Sean speaks to Niocola Tallant, Investigations editor with the Sunday World over the ongoing drugs feud in Drogheda that saw Keane Mulready Woods murdered earlier this week.

Mental Health

John Farrelly, CEO Mental Heath Commission joins Sean in studio for a chat in relation to the work of the commission in promoting high standards and good practices in delivery of service.

Housing Debate

Sean is joined in studio by Minister Eoghan Murphy, Sinn Fein's Eoin O'Broin, Darragh O'Brien of Fianna Fail and People Before Profit's Richard Boyd Barrett to debate the housing and homelessness crisis.

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.

Thursday 16th January

Family Courts

Evelyn O'Rourke on a day at the Family Courts

Clean Eating

Louise Reynolds, Dietician with the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute

Book: Stop Reading The News: A Manifesto For A Happier, Calmer And Wiser Life

I/V with The Author, Rolf Dobelli

Insurance For Nursing Homes

Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor, Irish Independent, Tadhg Daly, Chief Executive Nursing Homes Ireland

Preparing For The CAO

Brian Mooney, Editor of Education Matters and Columnist with the Irish Times

Election 2020 : The Role Of Social Media

Niamh Lyons, RTE News and Current Affairs, Philip Ryan, Deputy Political Editor with Independent Newspapers, Susan Daly, Managing Editor Journal Media

Gangland Murder Of Seventeen Year Old Keane Mulready Woods

John Mooney, Sunday Times Correspondent, Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality, Ged Nash, Labour Party General Election Candidate for Louth and East Meath

Wednesday 15th January

Age Appropriate Exercise

Jenny Branigan, Chartered Physiotherapist with Total Physio, Professor Niall Moyna, School of Health and Human Performance, DCU

Should Licensing Laws Change To Improve Ireland's Nightlife

Sunil Sharpe, DJ and Founder of 'Give Us The Night', Deirdre Reynolds, Columnist with The Sunday World

Election 2020 : Key Constituencies

Harry McGee, Political Correspondent with The Irish Times

Homeless Man In A Serious Condition In Hospital Following An Incident Along The Grand Canal In Dublin City

Anthony Flynn, CEO Inner City Helping Homeless

Fears That Barriers On Traveller Sites Are Dangerous

Brian O'Connell visited some Traveller Halting Sites in Tipperary and Limerick and spoke to Mags Casey at Rhebogue Halting Site in Limerick

European Commission President, Ursula von Der Leyen, Visiting Dublin

John O'Brennan, Senior Lecturer and Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at Maynooth University, Shona Murray, Euronews Correspondent with EuroNews

Human Remains Found In A Burnt Out Car In Drumcondra In Dublin

Stephen Breen, Crime Editor with The Irish Sun

Election 2020 And Farmers Tractor Protest In Dublin Today

Minister Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and The Marine, Charlie McConalogue, F.F. TD for Donegal, Michael Fitzmaurice, Independent TD for Roscommon-Galway

Tuesday 14th January

General Election 2020

Helen McEntee, Minister of State for European Affairs, Marian Harkin, Former MEP, Dara Calleary, F.F. Director of Elections, David Cullinane, S.F., Catherine Murphy, Social Democrats, Richard Boyd Barrett, Solidarity PBP, Kevin Humphreys, Labour, Mattie McGrath, Ind., Eamon Ryan, Greens, Michael Healy Rae, Denis Naughten

New IFA President

Tim Cullinan, New President of the Irish Farmers Association

Farmers Tractor Protest

Daniel Long, Individual Farmers Organisation

Body Found In A Bag In Coolock, Dublin

Barry Cummins, Prime Time Security Correspondent, John Lyons, Independent Councillor Dublin Bay North

General Election 2020

Verona Murphy, Running as an Independent Candidate

Monday 13th January

Weekend Sport

Damian Lawlor, Sports Broadcaster, Cliona Foley, Sports Journalist and Broadcaster, Conor Mortimer, Former Mayo Footballer

Cultural Highlights

Brian Reddin, Producer and Director, Aoife Barry, Assistant News Editor at TheJournal.ie

Wills And Probate

Tim Bracken, Barrister and Author of The Probate Handbook

Election 2020

Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection

Sandringham Crisis Talks

Jennie Bond, Royal Commentator

Storm Brendan

Evelyn Cusack, Head Of Forecasting at Met Eireann, Elaine O'Sullivan, AA Roadwatch Editor

Election 2020 And Other Political Matters

Hugh O'Connell, Political Correspondent Irish Independent

Election 2020

Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Fein President

Election 2020

Micheal Martin, Leader of Fianna Fail

Friday 10th January

The Gathering

John Downing, Political Correspondent Irish Independent, Kate O'Connell, Fine Gael TD Dublin Bay South, Gerard Howlin, Public Affairs Consultant Irish Examiner, Louise O'Reilly, Sinn Fein TD Dublin Fingal

Fears For The Future Of Ireland's First Community Funded Air Ambulance

Brian O'Connell went to Mallow in Cork to find out about this service

Security Withdrawal For Windows 7

Adrian Weckler, Technology Editor, Independent Newspapers

A Heartfelt Plea To Keep A Mentally Ill Man Out Of Prison

Sandra Fay, Solidarity/PBP Cllr. Tallaght South, talks about her brother Joseph, who has a diagnosis of manic depression and schizophrenia

School Secretaries Strike Action

Paula Harrington, School Secretary, Joe McHugh, Minister for Education

Stormont Deal

Ben Lowry, Deputy Editor, Belfast Newsletter, Allison Morris, Security Correspondent and Columnist Irish News, Jim Wells, DUP MLA South Down

Thursday 9th January

Young Scientists Health Ideas At The BT Young Scientist Exhibition

GP, Maire Finn, checks some out

Budgeting For A Wedding

Eoin McGee, Financial Planner

Obesity Stigma

Dr. Karl Neff, Consultant Obesity Physician at St. Vincent's Hospital Group, John Kane, who is taking part in a drug trial to lose weight

MEGXIT - Harry And Meghan Step Back

Kate Williams, Royal Historian, Jonny Dymond, Royal Correspondent and Presenter for BBC News

FAI Appoint Independent Directors

Mark Tighe, Sunday Times News Reporter, Denis Hynes, SIPTU Sport Sector Organiser

RTE Retirement Age Case

Richard Grogan, Employment Law Solicitor

Brexit/Border Businesses/RIC Commemorations

Heather Humphreys, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Lurching Towards An Election

Michael Healy Rae, Independent TD Kerry, Mattie McGrath, Independent TD, Tipperary, Fiach Kelly, Deputy Political Editor, Irish Times

Wednesday 8th January

MOLI - Museum of Literature Ireland

Evelyn O'Rourke visited the new Museum

Political Vanity Projects

Abie Philbin Bowman on what makes a political vanity project and why are leaders so drawn to them

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