Today With Sean O'Rourke Wednesday 11 December 2019

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.

Young children in criminal gangs

A study of drug dealing and organised crime in Dublin's south inner city has found children as young as 12 years of age are being induced into gangs. Labour Senator Aodhan O'Riordan, Sinn Fein Councillor Daithi Doolan and Chair of the Policing Forum Network Peter Dorman join Sean in studio to discuss.

RTE's Future

Patrick O'Donovan, Minister of State for Public Procurement, Open Government and eGovernment and Fine Gael TD for Limerick County.

Alcohol Price Wars

Eunan McKinney, Head of Communications and Advocacy with Alcohol Action Ireland and Patricia Callan, Director of the Alcohol Beverage Federation Ireland join Sean in studio to discuss pre-Christmas price wars and their implications.

Gambling Report part ii

Today SOR reporter Brian O'Connell joins Sean to discuss the findings of the second report in his gambling series.

Trump Impeachment

Democrats in the United States have filed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Graham Finlay, Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Law joins Sean in studio with the latest.

Blended Families at Christmas

Dr. Harry Barry, psychotherapist Enda Murphy and Dr. Ann Marie Creaven join Sean in studio to discuss being in a blended family at Christmas time.

UK General Election

On the final day of campaigning in the UK General Election, George Parker, Political Editor with the Financial Times joins Sean to dicuss the campaigns and possible results.

Christmas in Mountjoy Prison

Our reporter Evelyn O'Rourke heads along to Mountjoy Prison to see how the staff and prisoners celebrate Christmas.

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