Today With Sean O Rourke Wednesday 11 October 2017

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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.

Budget 2018

Budget 2018

Minister for Finance, Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe joined Sean O'Rourke in studio this morning to answer questions from the public on yesterday's budget announcements. 

Good Luck Bad Luck Folklore

Good Luck Bad Luck Folklore

Black cats, full moons, magpies, and new shoes.

The do’s and don’ts of good luck and bad luck are deep rooted in folklore, superstition and traditions.

Folklore Expert Michael Fortune, joined Sean O'ROurke in studio to tell us more

Book: Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492 - 1900

Book: Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492 - 1900

Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492 – 1900 is a begins with the mass expulsions from Spain and ends with the Dreyfus affair and the birth of the Zionist project in the late nineteenth century.

The author is historian Simon Schama. He joined Sean O'Rourke this morning from our London studio.

Joy Neville

Joy Neville

Former Ireland rugby player Joy Neville refereed the final of the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Belfast this summer. This month, she becomes one of the first two women to referee a men’s international match and Joy Neville joined the programme from our Limerick studio this morning.

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