Senator Averil Power; Claire Grady, new editor of the Irish Independent; Blair Horan, former head of CPSU; James Burke, retail consultant; Conor Pope, Irish Times consumer affairs correspondent. Minister Frances Fitzgerald and Adrian Weckler, Technology Editor of Independent Newspapers, join the panel to discuss Ask.fm and its linking to the suicides of three teenagers.
This weeks show comes from Athlone from the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival which concluded last night when they annoucned the winner. The Sunday newspaper panel are: Johnny Fallon - political commentator and author. Mary O’Rourke, former Fianna Fail Minister for Transport. Michael Harding – author of “Staring at Lakes” , playwright and columnist. Blair Horan, former head of the CPSU. Eddie Hobbs, financial advisor.
Today's panel are RAYMOND O’ROURKE – new board member of the Food Safety Authority and consumer affairs lawyer, MAIREAD MCGUINNESS – Fine Gael MEP for Ireland East, on European Parliament’s Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, DAVID HALL – Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Association(&M.D. Lifeline Ambulance Services), JOHN BYRNE – social care lecturer&worker and psychotherapist (&former slaughterhouse worker) and BLAIR HORAN – former general secretary of the Civil, and Public Services Union.