Today With Sean O Rourke Monday 24 April 2017
Over to France where voters have chosen their two candidates for the Presidential election...
Centrist Emmanuel Macron has gone through to the second round, where he will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen. It’s a result that has stunned the country’s established parties... and for more on this we were joined by Stephen Carroll, journalist with France 24 in Paris, Emmanuelle Schon Quinlivan, lecturer in European Politics at University College Cork, and Helene Conway-Mouret, French Senator, Socialist Party and former junior minister of foreign affairs.
Political Round Up
The fallout from the decision by the Citizen's Assembly to support a referendum to replace rather than repeal the Eighth Amendment is being felt by members of the Government this morning as they begin to establish the Oireachtas Committee to deal with the issue. Fiach Kelly, Political Correspondent with the Irish Times spoke to us this morning.