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#Mary O'Rourke

# mary-orourke - Thursday 22 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Mary O'Rourke talking about her late husband on Cutting Edge is giving people all the feels Cuttingedge

# mary-orourke - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Mary O'Rourke's letter to Sheryl Sandberg: I have never believed in the glass ceiling for women

It’s not enough for women to be bright or determined – they need to have skills to make it, writes Mary O’Rourke.

# mary-orourke - Monday 7 March, 2016

From The42 Eva Carneiro 'wants public apology from Mourinho' Latest

Eva Carneiro 'wants public apology from Mourinho'

The 42-year-old doctor has attended a tribunal to reach a settlement with her former club.

# mary-orourke - Friday 19 June, 2015

'It's unfair to blame Brian, he's not here to defend himself' - Mary O'Rourke

The former minister has said Brian Cowen’s evidence at the banking inquiry will be “very illuminating”.

# mary-orourke - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

“Bertie clearly wanted to get a lot off his chest"

Mary O’Rourke has revealed her thoughts on Bertie Ahern’s comments about Brian Lenihan.

# mary-orourke - Monday 20 April, 2015

Mary O'Rourke putting the Banking Inquiry "under notice" about Brian Lenihan evidence

Mary O’Rourke and Conor Lenihan have information they believe may be useful to the committee.

# mary-orourke - Monday 5 January, 2015

Mary O'Rourke was 'a bit troubled' by Charlie's depiction of Brian Lenihan

The sister of the late former tánaiste has been speaking about the RTÉ drama this morning.

# mary-orourke - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Mary O'Rourke wants you to know the truth about shingles

There are four main myths about shingles that a new campaign looks to dispel.

# mary-orourke - Monday 4 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Mary O'Rourke talks about her 'first time' for RTÉ virginity show Like A Virgin

Mary O'Rourke talks about her 'first time' for RTÉ virginity show

She says it was never just “wham, bam, thank you ma’am”.

# mary-orourke - Monday 9 September, 2013

Labour senators to join Mary O'Rourke in campaigning for Seanad to be saved

Two Labour senators will canvass with the former Fianna Fáil minister in the midlands this week.

# mary-orourke - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Mary O'Rourke is running an 'Electric Picnic Parliament' Electric Picnic

Mary O'Rourke is running an 'Electric Picnic Parliament'

She’ll be putting together (and voting in) a manifesto on how to improve Ireland.

# mary-orourke - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Ó Cuív: Historic differences shouldn't stop Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael coalition debate

But the Fianna Fáíl TD and grandson of the party’s founder cautioned against going into coalition with Fine Gael after the next election as one former colleague of his suggested this week.

# mary-orourke - Saturday 27 July, 2013

What would you do to improve Ireland?

‘Citizen parliament’ to brainstorm at festival on ways to shake up our society, culture, government and economy. What ideas would you have?

# mary-orourke - Sunday 30 December, 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes Review 2012 This post contains images

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes

“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.

# mary-orourke - Sunday 4 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

# mary-orourke - Saturday 20 October, 2012

'Mammy' O'Rourke on Haughey, Lenihan, Bertie, Cowen and Enda

The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a frank and entertaining interview to Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show last night.

# mary-orourke - Friday 24 August, 2012

Cigarettes and alcohol: New details of night before THAT Cowen interview Cowengate This post contains videos

Cigarettes and alcohol: New details of night before THAT Cowen interview

This month’s Hot Press carries a piece written by a barman at the Galway hotel where Brian Cowen was alleged to have spent the night drinking prior to his infamous interview on Morning Ireland in 2010.

# mary-orourke - Monday 23 July, 2012

Former members call for Seanad to be reformed instead of abolished

A letter in today’s Irish Times calls for the upper house to be saved as the government looks to hold a referendum on abolishing it next year.

# mary-orourke - Thursday 26 April, 2012

The 10 celebs championing ‘Ireland’s Favourite Paintings’

RTÉ reveals the rest of the list arguing the case for each of the top ten… what do you think of it?

# mary-orourke - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: : Greece gets its second bailout, hospital waiting lists back on the up, and some tips for perfecting your pancakes…

Mary O’Rourke: Current Dáil TDs are ‘not very bright or intelligent’

The former Fianna Fáil TD said that Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ‘nothing in the top storey’ – but people like him because he smiles all the time.

# mary-orourke - Friday 30 December, 2011

Programme to detail Brian Lenihan's 17-hour days while battling illness

A special edition of the Cloch Le Carn series on RTÉ tonight will look back at Lenihan’s life in politics and battles both personal and economic.

# mary-orourke - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Who said that? TheJournal.ie’s 2011 Quotes Quiz

We’ve picked out the highlights of the year in quotations. But which public figure said them?

# mary-orourke - Friday 23 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Ó Muircheartaigh is Ireland's favourite ageing role model Old News

Ó Muircheartaigh is Ireland's favourite ageing role model

The legendary GAA commentator joins Mary O’Rourke and Giovanni Trappatoni as some of Ireland’s most popular older people.

# mary-orourke - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs

The first-year pensions of the 41 Fianna Fáil and Green TDs who failed to keep their seats underlines the price of change.

# mary-orourke - Monday 28 February, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

Every evening, TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of the biggest news stories of the day, as well as the interesting bits and pieces you may have missed.

The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from

The outgoing TD says she will write a political tell all. But what should she be reading for inspiration?

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.

# mary-orourke - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Mary O’Rourke will retire to write a book and spend time with her grandchildren

O’Rourke has conceded she will lose her seat in Longford-Westmeath.

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.

# mary-orourke - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

The secret's out: Mary O'Rourke claims vote was 2-1 to Cowen

But Mary O’Rourke was disappointed by the lack of “blood and thunder” in last night’s proceedings.

# mary-orourke - Monday 22 November, 2010

FORMER FIANNA FÁIL deputy leader and minister Mary O’Rourke has called for a meeting of the parliamentary party in January to discuss the leadership of Brian Cowen, RTÉ News reports. Speaking in Athlone this morning, the three-term former minister said the party needed to make a decision on who should be at the helm in the run-up to a forthcoming general election.

# mary-orourke - Sunday 31 October, 2010

Call for date of children's rights referendum to be set

TD Mary O’Rourke says that the referendum ought to take place early in 2011, and appealed to the government to release wording ahead of any vote.