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#Seán O'Rourke

# sean-orourke - Monday 2 December, 2013

HSE were sent reports stating a portion of salaries were being paid with lottery proceeds, says CRC

It was agreed that lottery funds would fund the difference between approved pay scales and contractually agreed contracts, and the HSE knew this, said the CRC.

# sean-orourke - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

As it happened: Noonan and Howlin answer questions about Budget 2014

Ministers Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin are answering questions on Today with Seán O’Rourke now.

# sean-orourke - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"

The Labour leader has not ruled out moving to a domestic post in the lifetime of the coalition, but has rejected the suggestion he needs to spend more time in the country in order to address problems within the party.

# sean-orourke - Saturday 7 September, 2013

What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny to wrestle, homeowner professes their love for Permanent TSB, and bankers mistreat their politicians.

# sean-orourke - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

AIB promises to engage over Priory Hall as Minister says it may be demolished

The environment minister says that he cannot give a time frame on when action will be taken on Priory Hall, for fear of “giving false hope” to displaced residents.

"The Irish people gave us a mandate to bring in water charges" - Phil Hogan

The Environment Minister says that the government “fundamentally believes” that user-related charges are the right way of raising more tax.

Hogan is going nowhere, but sees "no way back" for Fine Gael rebels

The Minister for Environment says that he is “very happy” to be in the cabinet and is not expecting a call to replace European Commissioner Máire Geoghegan Quinn.

# sean-orourke - Monday 2 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

The Great Irish Radio War: Who won the first battle? Radio Wars This post contains a poll

The Great Irish Radio War: Who won the first battle?

The musical intros, the opening words, the first guests… tries to pick a winner. But we need your help.

Pat Kenny and Seán O'Rourke weren't the only game in town today...

Áine Lawlor made her debut on RTE Radio One’s News at One today. Did you tune in?

# sean-orourke - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Poll: What radio station will you tune into next week? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What radio station will you tune into next week?

Will it be Newstalk, RTÉ or neither?

# sean-orourke - Friday 30 August, 2013

'It's not about RTÉ vs Newstalk': 'Fearless' Seán O'Rourke on replacing Pat Kenny

The new Today presenter has insisted he has no fears about his new role and tells about focussing on his own game and ironing his own shirts.

# sean-orourke - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Michael Jackson in Ireland, ploughing championships, and other highlights from Radio 1's new schedule

The big moves, like Sean O’Rourke replacing Pat Kenny, are already known. We take a look at the finer detail…

# sean-orourke - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Poll: Will you tune into Seán O'Rourke on RTÉ or Pat Kenny on Newstalk? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you tune into Seán O'Rourke on RTÉ or Pat Kenny on Newstalk?

Seán O’Rourke will take over Pat Kenny’s mid-morning current affairs show.

Sean O'Rourke replaces Pat Kenny and Claire Byrne joins Morning Ireland

The change comes following Kenny’s shock announcement that he was leaving the state broadcaster after 41 years to join Newstalk.

# sean-orourke - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Pat Rabbitte: ‘I never said election promises were worthless’

“Isn’t that what you do during an election?”: Pat Rabbitte says his RTÉ comments were misrepresented… by Vincent Browne.

# sean-orourke - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Tubridy, Finucane and Duffy take pay cuts as RTÉ reveals stars' salaries

Ryan Tubridy was paid €723,000 in 2011, according to figures released by the State broadcaster this evening.

# sean-orourke - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Poll: Who was the best Áras debate host? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who was the best Áras debate host?

Now that we’ve sat through all the debates we could, we’re asking for your thoughts on who handled their event best.

# sean-orourke - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent

Director General Noel Curran says RTÉ prepared for possibility of some presenters moving to rival broadcasters. We look at what those cuts would do to the top earners’ pay packets…

# sean-orourke - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

RTÉ forced to clarify Harney ‘resignation’ TV prank

Montrose backtracks after a Republic of Telly ‘joke’ suggested that health minister Mary Harney had resigned.