Today With Sean O'Rourke Thursday 12 December 2019

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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.

New FAI Proposals

Sean is joined by Stephen McGuinness, General Secretary PFAI (Professional Footballers Association of Ireland) and Brendan Howlin, Leader of The Labour Party to discuss new proposals to split the FAI into separate organisations.

Beef Price Dispute

IFA President Joe Healy joins Sean to discuss the latest developments in the ongoing beef price dispute

Chronic Pain In Children

Dr Kevin McCarthy, Ireland's only children's pain consultant joins Sean to outline the issues that has led him to step down. Sean is also joined by the mothers of two children who suffer with chronic pain Pamela Lynam and Emily Glynn Homan.

Lotto Scratch Cards

Sean is joined by Michael McGrath, Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Finance joins Sean to discuss the controversy over the national lotto scratch cards.

Live Music The O'Neill Sisters

Sean is joined by The O'Neill Sisters for live in studio music.

UK Elections

Sean is joined by Matthew Parris, former Conservative MP and London Times Columnist and Alistair Campbell, author of "Peoples Vote"& former Labour Party Head of Communications to preview today's UK elections.

Bertie Ahearn Bougainville Elections

Bertie Ahearn former Taoiseach and Leader of Fianna Fail joins Sean to discuss his role as an election overseer in Papa New Guinea.

Justice Committee Report on Direct Provision

David Stanton, Minister of State at the Dept of Justice and Jennifer Bray, political reporter with The Irish Times discuss the justice committee's new report on direct provision

Alternative Christmas Dinner

Chef JP McMahon talks alternative Christmas dinner options.



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