Marian Finucane

    Saturday, Sunday, 11 - 1pm

    Marian Finucane Sunday 26 May 2013


    Marian Finucane

    Live stimulating mix of news, interviews, reports and discussion.


    Newspaper Panel

    Today's Panel discussing the issues of the week are:  Colm McCarthy, economist; Joe O'Toole, former President of ICTU and former Senator; Mark Redmond, Chief Executive of the Irish Taxation Institute; Sheila Reilly; Editor of the Longford Leader and Donegal Democrat; Catherine Halloran, Political Editor of the STAR newspaper.


    Foreign News

    The murder of a British soldier in Woolwich last week continues to dominate the headlines.  To discuss this Marian is joined in studio by security analyst Declan Power and by phone Mark Hennessy, London Editor of the Irish Times.


    Creche Investigation

    A Primetime Investigates programme into three creches has found what it describes as "inadequate care and serious breaches of childcare regulations". This is every parents' worst fear that there could be any wrongdoing by anyone charged with the care of their child. Irene Gunning, CEO of Early Childhood Ireland and John Byrne, social care worker and lecturer in WIT, discuss the findings.

    About The Show

    In-depth interviews, human interest stories, consumer and lifestyle news as well as a lively panel discussion on issues of the week and newspaper reviews.

    Saturday and Sunday from 11am-1pm

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