RTÉ - Today with Sean O'Rourke

RTÉ - Today with Sean O'Rourke Podcast

The mid-morning current affairs magazine with the stories of the day, sharp analysis, sports coverage, in-depth features and consumer interest.

U.K. Election
Andrew Pierce, Consultant Editor and Columnist, Daily Mail, Kevin Maguire, Associate Editor, The Daily Mirror...


Lay Litigants
Deirdre, a lay litigant, Fern Fisher, Former New York Supreme Court Judge, and current law professor at Hofstra University, New York...

Trump Impeachment
Larry Donnelly, Law Lectuer in NUI Galway, Erol Morkoc, Chief Strategist for Republicans Overseas...


The Gathering
Richie Oakley, Editor of the Business Post, Roisin Shorthall, Co-Leader of the Social Democrats, Fergus O'Dowd, Fine Gael TD for Louth, Niamh Randall, head of Advocacy and Communications at Respond Housing...

IFA Blockade
Daniel Long, Chairman of the Individual Farmers and Fran McNulty, RTÉ's Agriculture Correspondent....


Restaurant Inspections
Evelyn O'Rourke joins Sean in studio to talk about Restaurant inspections across the country....

Palestrina Choir
Members of the Palestrina Choir, Blanaid Treacy, Conductor and Niall Barrett, Keyboard player....



Books for Christmas
Rick O'Shea, Host of RTÉ's Book Show and Louisa Cameron, Owner of Raven Books....

Lisa Smith
Cormac O'Keeffe, Security Correspondent with the Irish Examiner, Dr. Conor Hanley, Lecturer in Law, NUIG...


Hospital Discharge Lounge Prizes
Professor Patrick Plunkett, Retired Consultant in Emergency Medicine in St. James's Hospsital, Phil Ni Sheaghadha, INMO General Secretary...

Northern Ireland Elections
Patricia MacBride, Political Commentator, David McCann, Deputy Editor of the Slugger O'Toole Politics Website, Ben Lowry, Deputy of the Belfast Newsletter...

The Air That We Breathe
John Sodeau, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at UCC, Johnny Flynn, Mayor of Ennis, Seamus Boland, Rural Link...


Sports Books
Damian Lawlor, Sports Pundit, Sinead O'Carroll, Editor of thejournal.ie, Damien O'Meara, RTE Sport...

Cervical Check
Alan Kelly, Labour TD for Tipperary, Priscilla Lynch, Clinical Editor, Medical Independent...




Gardaí question Lisa Smith for second day
To discuss the topic Séan was joined by Dr. Conor Hanly, Lecturer in Law in NUIG. Dr. Tom Clonan, Security Analyst and Columnist. Shaykh Dr Umar Al Qadri, Chair of Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council. Dr. Orla Lynch, Lecturer in Criminology in University College Cork and David Lynch, Editor of Dundalk Democrat....

2019 By-Election Analysis
Séan was joined by Alison O'Connor, Columnist with The Irish Examiner. Pat Leahy, Political Editor of The Irish Times. John Downing, Political Correspondent of The Irish Independent and Minister Patrick O'Donovan, Minister of State for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform to discuss the results of last week's By-Election....

Parenting
David Coleman, Clinical Child Psychologist answers questions from parents on parenting and child-related issues....


Management crisis at FAI as John Foley declines interim CEO role
RTÉ Soccer Correspondent Tony O'Donoghue and Stuart Gilhooley, Solicitor for the Professional Footballers Association of Ireland discuss breaking news that John Foley, the incoming General Manager of the FAI has decided not to take up the post because of what he saw as a lack of support....

Finding Santa
Paddy O'Gorman, RTÉ Radio 1 reporter had a special assignment to find Santa, children from Crumlin Hospital joined Paddy to help find the special man as they left Dublin Airport on board an aircraft....


Folic Acid during Pregnancy
Pregnant woman are being advised to take folic acid for their entire pregnancy and while breastfeeding under new guidelines. Louise Reynolds, dietician with the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute spoke to Séan about the issue....

Weekend Sport & FAI John Foley update
Marie Crowe, Co-Presenter of 'Game On' on 2fm. LIS Damien Lawler, Sports Journalist. LIS Gavin Cooney, Sportswriter with The43 and host of the 'Behind The Lines' Podcast....


Ma's With A Mission
Evelyn O'Rourke went to Deanesgrange in South Dublin to meet a group of mothers who have come together to organise a toy appeal...


TikTok
Ciara O'Brien, Irish Times Technology Journalist, Naomh McElhatton Group Sales and Marketing Director for Grafton Recruitment...

U.S. Politics
Patrick J Dineen, Professor Political Science Notre Dame...


The Gathering
Fiach Kelly, Deputy Political Editor Irish Times, Lise Hand, Journalist and Commentator, Kevin Doyle, Group Political Editor Independent News and Media, Grainne Ni Aodha, Journalist the thejournal.ie...

That Monster Of A Printer
Craig Hughes, Freelance Journalist with The Irish Times and Irish Mail, who broke the story about the cost of purchasing and installing a new state-of-the-art printer for the Houses of the Oireachtas...


Deep Fakes Taking Over The Internet
Gavin Sheridan, Journalist and Co-founder of righttoknow.ie, Professor Alan Smeaton, Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at DCU...



Farmers Protest In Dublin City
Damian O'Reilly, RTE CountryWide Presenter, Evelyn O'Rourke at the protest outside the Dail with Jolene Smith, Farmer and Paraic Brady, FG Councillor and farmer, Daniel Long, One of the organisers behind the protest, Charlie McConalogue, F.F. Agriculture Spokesperson...


Ruhama Conference
Declan Daly, Detective Chief Superintendent of the Garda National Protective Services Bureau, Amanda Keane, Ruhama's Policy and Communications Manager, Melanie Thompson, Activist and Leader in the Global Fight to end sex trafficking...




Low Price Turkeys And Hams
Margaret Griffin, Smallholder in South Wexford, Damian O'Reilly, Retail Management Lecturer at TU Dublin...

Low Price Turkeys And Hams
Margaret Griffin, Smallholder in South Wexford, Damian O'Reilly, Retail Management Lecturer at TU Dublin...



By-Elections
Niamh Lyons with some insights and observations on past By-elections...


Financial Abuse
Patricia Rickard Clarke, Chairperson of Safeguarding Ireland, Louise O'Mahony, Head of Sustainable Banking, Banking and Payments Federation Ireland...

The China Cables
Colm Keena, Irish Times, David O'Brien, Lecturer in the Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr University Bochum in Germany...


Weekend Sport
Damian Lawlor, Broadcaster, Fiona O'Brien, Former Ireland Rugby International, Colm Keys, GAA Correspondent with The Irish Independent...

Weekend Sport
Damian Lawlor, Broadcaster, Fiona O'Brien, Former Ireland Rugby International, Colm Keys, GAA Correspondent with The Irish Independent...




The Gathering
Dr. Ebun Joseph, Race Relations Consultant, Aodhan O'Riordan, Labour Senator, Neale Richmond, Fine Gael Senator, Colette Browne, Irish Independent Columnist and Barrister...

Road Traffic Laws
Donna Price, Founder, Irish Road Victims Association, Peter Burke, F.G. TD Longford-Westmeath, Evan O'Dwyer, Solicitor in Road Traffic Law...


Trump Impeachment
Greg Swenson, Republicans Overseas, David Derby, Chair of Democrats Abroad Ireland...


Veganism And The Climate
Juliet Gellaley, Founder and Director of Viva, A Vegan Charity based in the UK, Eddie Punch, General Secretary of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association...

Alcohol Health
Dr. Bobby Smyth, Adolescent Psychiatrist working in adolescent addiction services, Barbara Scully, Columnist and Broadcaster...


Direct Provision Centres
Paddy O'Gorman wen to The Clondalkin Towers Hotel in Dublin and talked to some people living there...


The Right To Personal Assistants
James Cawley, Policy Officer with Independent Living Movement Ireland, Brian Dalton, Professional Worker who depends on a Personal Assistant...