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# mary-orourke - Thursday 22 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 8:46 AM 6,189 Views 5 Comments

As wholesome as it gets.

# mary-orourke - Sunday 9 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 9th 2016, 9:30 AM 608 Views 48 Comments

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

Eva Carneiro 'wants public apology from Mourinho'
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Eva Carneiro 'wants public apology from Mourinho'

Mar 7th 2016, 3:13 PM 25,405 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 19th 2015, 9:58 AM 13,539 Views 62 Comments

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"
# Fianna Fáil Vs Fianna Fáil
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# Fianna Fáil Vs Fianna Fáil

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

Jun 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 35,122 Views 35 Comments

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
# Watching Closely
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# Watching Closely

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

Apr 20th 2015, 10:16 AM 14,635 Views 75 Comments

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

Jan 5th 2015, 11:41 AM 26,299 Views 46 Comments

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
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# Chicken Pox

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

Jun 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 31,477 Views 40 Comments

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

# mary-orourke - Monday 4 November, 2013

Mary O'Rourke talks about her 'first time' for RTÉ virginity show
# Like A Virgin
# Like A Virgin

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

Nov 4th 2013, 6:00 PM 25,016 Views 62 Comments

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

Sep 9th 2013, 3:15 PM 4,892 Views 52 Comments

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

# mary-orourke - Thursday 22 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 22nd 2013, 12:29 PM 8,475 Views 44 Comments

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
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# Election 2016

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

Aug 10th 2013, 8:30 AM 5,404 Views 77 Comments

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?
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# BIG IDEAS

What would you do to improve Ireland?

Jul 27th 2013, 9:15 AM 15,421 Views 360 Comments

‘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
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# Review 2012

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

Dec 30th 2012, 7:00 PM 6,747 Views 6 Comments

“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

# mary-orourke - Saturday 20 October, 2012

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

Oct 20th 2012, 1:45 PM 12,318 Views 44 Comments

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
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# Cowengate

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

Aug 24th 2012, 10:43 AM 25,633 Views 127 Comments

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
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Former members call for Seanad to be reformed instead of abolished

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:24 AM 2,702 Views 27 Comments

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’
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# The Persuaders

The 10 celebs championing ‘Ireland’s Favourite Paintings’

Apr 26th 2012, 5:13 PM 5,590 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Feb 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 7,789 Views 71 Comments

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
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# Tribute

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

Dec 30th 2011, 11:59 AM 5,263 Views 51 Comments

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
# Review 2011
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# Review 2011

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

Dec 29th 2011, 6:00 PM 4,308 Views 2 Comments

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

# mary-orourke - Friday 23 September, 2011

Ó Muircheartaigh is Ireland's favourite ageing role model
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# Old News

Ó Muircheartaigh is Ireland's favourite ageing role model

Sep 23rd 2011, 12:57 PM 367 Views 4 Comments

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
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# The Cost Of Change

Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs

Mar 1st 2011, 2:35 PM 5,986 Views 7 Comments

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
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 28th 2011, 8:18 PM 1,493 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Political Whodunits

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

Feb 28th 2011, 1:21 PM 1,489 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Dynasties

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Feb 28th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,779 Views 0 Comments

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
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# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 10:32 PM 1,235 Views 0 Comments

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

Feb 26th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,941 Views 0 Comments

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

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm From TheJournal.ie

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 3:27 PM 1,173 Views 0 Comments

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
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# FF Heave

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

Jan 19th 2011, 9:24 AM 1,065 Views 0 Comments

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

# mary-orourke - Monday 22 November, 2010

O'Rourke calls for parliamentary meeting on party leadership
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# Fianna Fáil

O'Rourke calls for parliamentary meeting on party leadership

Nov 22nd 2010, 11:06 AM 292 Views 0 Comments

# mary-orourke - Sunday 31 October, 2010

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

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

Oct 31st 2010, 3:22 PM 166 Views 0 Comments

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.