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    Today With Sean O Rourke Wednesday 23 July 2014


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

    MacGill Summer School

    This morning's programme came from the MacGill Summer in Glenties, Co. Donegal.


    Mary Coughlan

    Mary Coughlan, Fromer Tanaiste and F.F. Minister


    Niall O'hAnnagain reads 'Its A Far Cry' by Patrick McGill and Postscript by Seamus Heaney

    Political Discussion

    Joe McHugh, Newly appointed Junior Minister for the Gaeltacht, Lucinda Creighton, Reform Alliance and Lise Hand, Irish Independent

    Business in Donegal

    Determination, Imagination, horsey holidays and a boy who loved fishing and making fires...they're all part of the ingredients of successful businesses in Co Donegal.  Valerie Cox has been looking at some of them.



    Wooden coffins bearing the remains of some of the passengers on flight MH17 are due to be flown from the city of Kharkiv in Ukraine to the Netherlands today.

    Dutch officials say that only 200 bodies have arrived in Kharkiv, not 282 as claimed by separatists in Ukraine.

    From Eindhoven airport the remains will go to a military facility in the city of Hilversum for identification, a process Dutch officials say could take months.

    The BBC’s Anna Holligan was on the line from Eindhoven.


    The Forgotton Country

    Martin McHugh, Former Donegal Footballer and Businessman, Liam O'Cuinneagain, Former Chair of Udaras na Gaeltachta, Mary Crossan, CoOrdinator of the St. Johnston Resource Centre in East Donegal, Michael Daly, Donegal Democrat

    Who was Patrick McGill

    Frank Galligan, Writer and Broadcaster and Dr. Joe Mulholland

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    Alan Shatter

    Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter's career was destroyed when he got caught in the storm.

    Simon Coveney

    Newly appointed Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Simon Coveney.

    Micheál Martin

    Fianna Fail Leader, Micheál Martin, TD for Cork South Central.

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