Today With Sean O Rourke Wednesday 11 January 2017

Today with Sean O'Rourke

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.

Stormont Crisis

Stormont Crisis

Bertie Ahern, well placed to understand the nuances of politics in Northern Ireland. He joined us in studio this morning.

Kym Owens in induced coma since November

Kym Owens in induced coma since November

Last November 18-year-old student Kym Owens was found a short distance from her accommodation in Maynooth with serious injuries. Since then, Kym has been in an induced coma at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown, and her condition is described as serious but stable.

Last night our reporter Brian O’Connell met with members of the Owens family at a fundraising concert for Kym, in her hometown of Castleblaney County Monaghan.

Dr. Peter Boylan Retires

Dr. Peter Boylan Retires

After four decades of caring for women and babies in this country, Dr Peter Boylan, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, has recently retired from clinical practice and he joined us in studio.

Car Insurance

Car Insurance

33 recommendations... 71 actions to be taken... but does the Cost of Insurance Report go far enough to bring down your sky-rocketing premiums?

Stuart Gilhooley, President of the Law Society joined us.

Obama and Trump

Obama and Trump

A storm of controversy has erupted in the United States over unsubstantiated reports that Russia had collected compromising and salacious personal information about the President Elect.

Journalist Marion McKeone who is based in America has been aware of this story for sometime and she joined us this morning.

Apollo House

Apollo House

In mid December the Home Sweet Home housing group occupied Apollo House in Dublin’s city centre and an application for an injunction was brought Mazars who are the receivers of the building...

The court gave the group a stay until today at noon when they are due to leave the building, but will they be going?

Our reporter Evelyn O’Rourke brought us the latest ahead of their noon evacuation. And Paddy O'Gorman spoke to residents of Apollo House.

Greenpeace Captain

Greenpeace Captain

Peter Willcox has been sailing ships for Greenpeace for over 30 years and has clocked up over 300,000 miles on the high seas.

He has risked his life for a cause, has endured imprisonment, and has been the victim of state terrorism.

Peter Willcox joined us from our London studio to discuss his newly-published autobiography Greenpeace Captain.

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