Today With Sean O'Rourke Wednesday 25 March 2020

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.

Rick and Louise's Book Choices

Rick's Choices:

David Sedaris – When You Are Engulfed In Flames

Douglas Adams – The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy

Ronán Hession – Leonard And Hungry Paul

Shaun Bythell – The Diary Of A Bookseller

Marianne Power – Help Me 

Charlie Mackesy – The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

Robert MacFarlane – Underland

Emer McLysaght & Sarah Breen – Oh My God What A Complete Aisling

Louisa’s Choices:

P.G. Wodehouse, especially Jeeves & Wooster

Lucinda Reilly's Sisters series

The Enchanted April - Elizabeth von Arnim

Happiness - Aminatta Forna

The Daily Stoic - 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living.

Pema Chodron - Comfortable with Uncertainty

Poetry, especially Mary Oliver and Wendell Berry's nature poems


Covid-19: Testing

Dr. Liam Glynn, Professor of General Practice, Graduate Entry Medical School, at the University of Limerick

Covid-19: Private Hospitals

Susan Mitchell, Health Editor and Deputy Editor, The Business Post & Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor, Independent News and Media

Covid-19: Childcare

Frances Byrne, Early Childhood Ireland & Jack Horgan Jones, News Reporter, The Irish Times

Covid-19: Italy and Sweden

Jacintha McCarthy, Irish woman living in Bergamo & Philip O Connor, Journalist based in Sweden

Covid-19: Secondary School/Remote Teaching

Sarah Jayne Carey, Second Level Teacher

Covid-19: USA

Marion McKeone, U.S. Correspondent Business Post

Covid-19: Contact Tracing

Brian O'Connell visited one Contact Tracing Centre in University College Cork

Covid-19: Restaurants and Cafes

Adrian Cummins, Chief Executive of the Restaurants Association of Ireland

Covid-19: Minding Your Mental Health In Isolation:

Dr. Harry Barry, GP; Enda Murphy, Psychotherapist & Anne Marie Creaven, Psychologist

Covid-19: Uplifting Books for Self-Isolation

Rick O'Shea, Presenter of The Book Show and Curator of the Rick O'Shea Book Club on Facebook & Louisa Cameron, Raven Books, Blackrock, Co. Dublin



Presenter: Sean O'Rourke

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