Today With Sean O Rourke Thursday 28 December 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. Presented by Damien O'Reilly.

Strike by 8000 health workers in February

Strike by 8000 health workers in February

Thousands of health care staff in state-supported organisations providing health and social care are due to strike in February in a dispute over pay.   

8,000 section 39 workers are calling for pay restoration in line with that of other health workers.  

Paul Bell is SIPTU Health Division Organiser joined Damien in studio. 

Social media review

Social media review

Elayne Devlin joined Damien to take a look back at 2017 on social media and to remind us of some of the biggest stories on the internest this year. 

Health Insurance

Health Insurance

Next month almost half a million people will renew their private health insurance cover when renewal letters and emails arrive. This year has brought some surprises with many Insurancers actually REDUCING the cost of SOME of their policies.

To give us an update and with all their tips and tricks for getting the right cover, at the right price, are Dermot Goode, from TotalHealthCover.ie and Charlie Weston, personal finance editor with the Irish Independent.

 

Graveyard Presents at Christmas

Graveyard Presents at Christmas

Paddy O'Gorman joined Damien in studio to fill us in on the type of presents people bring to the grave yards over the Christmas period. 

Lotto Claim

Lotto Claim

The National Lottery is issuing a final appeal for lotto players to check their tickets, as someone could be sitting on a ticket worth half a million euro.

The Euromillions plus draw worth €500,000 was won back on Tuesday, 26th September and the 90-day claim period ends today.

Miriam Donohue spokesperson for the national lottery apoke to Damian on the phone. 

Political Year in review

Political Year in review

From Brexit and the homeless crisis to the Garda controversy and of course Leo Varadkar becoming Ireland’s youngest Taoiseach, it has been a year filled with big political stories.

To give us an update, Brian Hayes, Fine Gael MEP for Dublin, Roisin Shortall, Dublin North West TD and co-leader of the social democrats, Louise O’Reilly, Sinn Fein TD for Dublin Fingal. and Darragh O'Brien Fianna Fail TD for Dublin Fingal, joined Damien in studio. 

Henry Girls

Henry Girls

Damien was joined in studio for some music by sisters Karen, Lorna and Joleen McLaughlin or as the trio are better known - The Henry girls.

Family Courts

Family Courts

Evelyn O'Rourke joined Damien in studio to give him an update on the family courts. 

Music Played on the Show

Tracks In The Snow

Tracks In The Snow

The Henry Girls

2:30

Hibernate

Hibernate

The Henry Girls

1:30

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