The young woman at the centre of the most recent abortion controversy has spoken about her attempt to take her own life when she was 16 weeks pregnant in today’s Irish Times. The case has re-opened the debate about abortion in this country. Joining Sean were Senator Ronan Mullen and Independent socialist TD for Dublin North, Clare Daly.
Russia's ban on dairy imports from the European Union is hitting global dairy markets at a time when they are particularly vulnerable. So as the shelves in Russia empty of Irish dairy products, as the top buyer of EU cheese and butter, how does this affect Irish producers?
Sean was joined by John Comer, President of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association; Jack Kennedy of the Irish Farmers Journal and by Alsu Khusainova, a Russian woman who is on holiday in Ireland and married to an Irish journalist in Moscow.
Vacant shops, failed businesses, parking problems...they could be the challenges facing any town in Ireland. But this was the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire in Co Dublin and the business people decided to fight back. Six months ago they voted to become a Business Improvement District and tonight they will launch their new Website to entice visitors, shoppers and business people into the town. Valerie Cox has been to Dun Laoghaire to find out more.