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#Seán O'Rourke

# sean-orourke - This year 2022

Two years since his return was cancelled after Golfgate, Sean O'Rourke has a new show on RTÉ
# Back In The Hotseat
# Back In The Hotseat

Two years since his return was cancelled after Golfgate, Sean O'Rourke has a new show on RTÉ

Aug 25th 2022, 12:31 PM 49,934 Views 53 Comments

The broadcaster previously said he should not have attended the controversial Clifden dinner.

# sean-orourke - Last year 2021

Sean O’Rourke to interview the Taoiseach today in highest-profile outing since Golfgate
# Macgill School
# Macgill School

Sean O’Rourke to interview the Taoiseach today in highest-profile outing since Golfgate

Oct 29th 2021, 6:15 AM 22,560 Views 0 Comments

O’Rourke is to interview Micheál Martin as part of the MacGill Summer School programme.

# sean-orourke - All time

Sean O'Rourke's planned return to RTÉ cancelled by 'mutual decision'
# On Ice
# On Ice

Sean O'Rourke's planned return to RTÉ cancelled by 'mutual decision'

Aug 24th 2020, 5:21 PM 69,158 Views 80 Comments

O’Rourke had been expected to return to RTÉ to present a current affairs programme.

'I don’t have a defence': Sean O'Rourke apologises for attending Clifden golf event
# Oireachtas Golf Society
# Oireachtas Golf Society

'I don’t have a defence': Sean O'Rourke apologises for attending Clifden golf event

Aug 21st 2020, 4:06 PM 66,790 Views 95 Comments

The former RTÉ broadcaster said that he should not have been there.

RTÉ announces Claire Byrne as the new presenter of the Today programme on Radio 1
# RTE Radio One
# RTE Radio One

RTÉ announces Claire Byrne as the new presenter of the Today programme on Radio 1

Aug 19th 2020, 2:16 PM 56,311 Views 107 Comments

The popular 10am-midday slot had been occupied by Sarah McInerney since the retirement of Sean O’Rourke in May.

Quiz: How well do you know the career of Sean O'Rourke?
# News Quiz
# News Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know the career of Sean O'Rourke?

May 8th 2020, 8:49 PM 33,561 Views 34 Comments

The broadcaster retired from RTÉ today after 31 years at the station.

'Formidable', 'mischievous': Tributes paid to Sean O'Rourke as he retires from RTÉ
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

'Formidable', 'mischievous': Tributes paid to Sean O'Rourke as he retires from RTÉ

May 8th 2020, 12:04 PM 25,832 Views 39 Comments

The RTÉ presenter remembered his exchange with Donald Trump: “Sean I thought you were one of the good guys! But you brought up the hair!”

'Sean, Sean, Sean...': From Maria Bailey to Trump - Sean O'Rourke's most memorable moments on air
# On Air
# On Air

'Sean, Sean, Sean...': From Maria Bailey to Trump - Sean O'Rourke's most memorable moments on air

May 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 62,517 Views 21 Comments

The popular broadcaster will present his final Today With Sean O’Rourke show on RTÉ Radio One today.

Sean O'Rourke has announced he's retiring from RTÉ
# Today SOR
# Today SOR

Sean O'Rourke has announced he's retiring from RTÉ

Updated Apr 21st 2020, 12:12 PM 95,985 Views 140 Comments

O’Rourke will present his last show on Friday 8 May.

Coveney says he doesn't want a quarrel with the DUP, but says the minority can't have a veto
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney says he doesn't want a quarrel with the DUP, but says the minority can't have a veto

Oct 4th 2019, 11:09 AM 24,162 Views 84 Comments

Simon Coveney has said the UK’s Brexit proposals contain ‘significant problems’.

Taoiseach meets with former Fine Gaeler Fitzpatrick after he said party has become 'style over substance'
# A Fine Mess
# A Fine Mess

Taoiseach meets with former Fine Gaeler Fitzpatrick after he said party has become 'style over substance'

Updated Oct 2nd 2018, 7:00 PM 20,735 Views 43 Comments

The Louth TD had been a vocal campaigner to retain the Eighth Amendment in the Constitution, at odds with his wider party.

Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'
# Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill

Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'

Sep 24th 2018, 8:56 PM 16,295 Views 54 Comments

Senator Frances Black was reacting to the news that cancer warning labels are expected to be dropped from the Alcohol Bill.

'We're really burnt out': Child psychiatrist resigns as conditions 'not fit for purpose'
# Dr Kieran Moore
# Dr Kieran Moore

'We're really burnt out': Child psychiatrist resigns as conditions 'not fit for purpose'

Jun 14th 2018, 1:15 PM 32,407 Views 35 Comments

Dr Kieran Moore has worked as a specialist consultant paediatric psychiatrist in the southeast of Ireland for the past 16 years.

Flanagan says judicial bill 'in a difficult place' but he wouldn't use Attorney General's colourful language

Flanagan says judicial bill 'in a difficult place' but he wouldn't use Attorney General's colourful language

Mar 26th 2018, 4:06 PM 6,981 Views 15 Comments

Seamus Wolfe described it as “a dog’s dinner”.

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped
# Mccabe Scandal
# Mccabe Scandal

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped

Dec 14th 2017, 11:23 AM 27,965 Views 70 Comments

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.

Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce
# Losing Out
# Losing Out

Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce

Oct 17th 2017, 8:49 PM 26,373 Views 76 Comments

Many are angry that their State pension payments are significantly smaller than they would have been before 2012.

President Higgins is not 'ruling anything out' when it comes to running for a second term
# To Be Confirmed
# To Be Confirmed

President Higgins is not 'ruling anything out' when it comes to running for a second term

Sep 19th 2017, 2:16 PM 10,239 Views 79 Comments

Higgins officially opened the National Ploughing Championships this afternoon.

'I must answer for what I've done': Kevin Myers breaks silence and issues apology over offensive column
# The Sunday Times
# The Sunday Times

'I must answer for what I've done': Kevin Myers breaks silence and issues apology over offensive column

Aug 1st 2017, 12:36 PM 33,575 Views 173 Comments

The article published on Sunday has been branded “sexist” and “anti-Semitic”.

Former Miss Cork's head split open by beer bottle at Longitude festival in Dublin
# Katie O'donoghue
# Katie O'donoghue

Former Miss Cork's head split open by beer bottle at Longitude festival in Dublin

Jul 18th 2017, 8:17 PM 79,533 Views 55 Comments

Katie O’Donoghue required nine stitches after the incident.

'I'm not aware of any campaign to discredit any individual' - Nóirín O'Sullivan
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'I'm not aware of any campaign to discredit any individual' - Nóirín O'Sullivan

Jan 23rd 2017, 11:54 AM 10,812 Views 42 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has been speaking out ahead of the launch of a new Garda code of ethics this morning.

'I was flat on my back, in a neck brace, head brace and spinal board. It was scary.'
# On The Mend
# On The Mend

'I was flat on my back, in a neck brace, head brace and spinal board. It was scary.'

Jan 19th 2017, 12:06 PM 19,416 Views 37 Comments

Minister Naughten was knocked off his bike at the start of the year.

Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible"
# Controversial
# Controversial

Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible"

May 16th 2016, 4:18 PM 19,660 Views 125 Comments

Finian McGrath said that he personally supports smoking areas in pubs and restaurants.

Head of garda sergeants and inspectors not ruling out work stoppages
# A Pay Issue
# A Pay Issue

Head of garda sergeants and inspectors not ruling out work stoppages

May 16th 2016, 3:20 PM 11,988 Views 54 Comments

New president of the AGSI Antoinette Cunningham has said that action has come from “sheer frustration”.

Minister calls Adams "a man who takes off socks to count to 20" after RTÉ interview
# Fight
# Fight

Minister calls Adams "a man who takes off socks to count to 20" after RTÉ interview

Feb 18th 2016, 12:53 PM 39,603 Views 218 Comments

With polling just eight days away, tensions are high.

"You'd get tired just watching him" - Bernie Sanders' brother is convinced 'Bernard' can go all the way
# Bern Baby Bern
# Bern Baby Bern

"You'd get tired just watching him" - Bernie Sanders' brother is convinced 'Bernard' can go all the way

Feb 10th 2016, 6:09 PM 33,265 Views 88 Comments

“If he’s nominated I think he’ll win fairly easily,” Larry Sanders told RTÉ.

Frances Fitzgerald says the battle against burglaries is being won
# Fighting Crime
# Fighting Crime

Frances Fitzgerald says the battle against burglaries is being won

Jan 21st 2016, 11:39 AM 8,328 Views 40 Comments

They won’t be wiped though, she says.

Enda and Micheál have spent all day having a go at each other
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Enda and Micheál have spent all day having a go at each other

Jan 7th 2016, 7:10 PM 25,684 Views 153 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader had a lively exchange with Seán O’Rourke today.

Almost 50 residents evacuated from a nursing home due to flooding
# Community Action
# Community Action

Almost 50 residents evacuated from a nursing home due to flooding

Dec 7th 2015, 3:40 PM 13,581 Views 3 Comments

Groups of volunteers sprang into life to allow the elderly residents to be brought to safety.

Seán O'Rourke: Ministers did not threaten Budget phone-in walkout
# Advance Warning
# Advance Warning

Seán O'Rourke: Ministers did not threaten Budget phone-in walkout

Oct 16th 2015, 11:28 AM 14,927 Views 68 Comments

The RTÉ presenter has moved to clarify matters this morning.

RTÉ says it's 'standard practice' to give ministers questions before Budget phone-in
# Advance Warning
# Advance Warning

RTÉ says it's 'standard practice' to give ministers questions before Budget phone-in

Oct 15th 2015, 5:39 PM 19,531 Views 107 Comments

A story in The Times reports on the advance warning given to Ministers Noonan and Howlin yesterday morning.

There are at least 12 families currently living in cars in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

There are at least 12 families currently living in cars in Dublin

Aug 7th 2015, 9:28 PM 22,300 Views 98 Comments

Campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has spoken out after a family spent a night in an industrial unit

Some priests aren't going to take a stance on the same-sex marriage referendum
# Make Your Own Mind Up
# Make Your Own Mind Up

Some priests aren't going to take a stance on the same-sex marriage referendum

Mar 24th 2015, 6:00 PM 11,687 Views 379 Comments

The majority of ACP members will be voting ‘No’ though.

14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey's courageous interview about being gay
# Pat Carey
From The Daily Edge
# Pat Carey

14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey's courageous interview about being gay

Feb 13th 2015, 1:05 PM 3,880 Views 1 Comment

The former Fianna Fáil minister spoke about his sexuality on RTÉ Radio One this morning.

€2.3 billion needed for water infrastructure as closing date looms
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

€2.3 billion needed for water infrastructure as closing date looms

Jan 20th 2015, 11:31 AM 8,245 Views 76 Comments

Almost 1 million people have registered with the utility company.

The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go
# Stay Or Go?
# Stay Or Go?

The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go

Oct 23rd 2014, 8:15 PM 20,362 Views 151 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said he wants to ensure that water charges are ‘affordable’.

Trump: 'Sean O'Rourke is an a*****e. He took off my hair. This is my hair'
# Ouch
# Ouch

Trump: 'Sean O'Rourke is an a*****e. He took off my hair. This is my hair'

Oct 20th 2014, 3:44 PM 44,345 Views 37 Comments

The billionaire businessman wasn’t best pleased with the RTÉ presenter’s line of questioning back in May.

'I just went completely blank' - Dubs U21 star Shane Carthy on his depression
# Depression
From The42
# Depression

'I just went completely blank' - Dubs U21 star Shane Carthy on his depression

Oct 9th 2014, 2:12 PM 17,382 Views 9 Comments

“It was building up for the last couple of years. It got worse and worse in the six months previous to the Leinster final.”

'I would forgive my daughter's killer...if he'd shown any remorse'
# Joe O'Reilly
# Joe O'Reilly

'I would forgive my daughter's killer...if he'd shown any remorse'

Oct 3rd 2014, 12:40 PM 22,777 Views 28 Comments

The mother of murdered Rachel Callaly was speaking to Sean O’Rourke today.

You need to hear the remix of Seán O'Rourke reading out Fun Lovin' Criminals lyrics
# Seán Lovin' Criminals
From The Daily Edge
# Seán Lovin' Criminals

You need to hear the remix of Seán O'Rourke reading out Fun Lovin' Criminals lyrics

Sep 16th 2014, 6:13 PM 9,792 Views 2 Comments

Just listen to this. It’s great.

Seán O'Rourke accidentally reads out Fun Lovin' Criminals lyrics on Radio One
# Scooby Snacks
From The Daily Edge
# Scooby Snacks

Seán O'Rourke accidentally reads out Fun Lovin' Criminals lyrics on Radio One

Sep 15th 2014, 11:48 AM 7,312 Views 3 Comments

Barry White, saved my life…

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