This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 20 August 2017

This Week

This Week

A look at events making the news in the past week with Brian Dowling and Will Goodbody.

Barcelona - Three days on from the attacks

Barcelona - Three days on from the attacks

Tony Connolly, Europe Editor, reports on the latest developments from the Barcelona attacks

An eyewitness account of the Barcelona attack

An eyewitness account of the Barcelona attack

Nafees Hamid, Terrorism Researcher with Artis International, describes what he witnessed during Thursday's attack.

How dangerous is Steve Bannon on the outside of Trump's inner circle?

How dangerous is Steve Bannon on the outside of Trump's inner circle?

Daniel Lippman, Co-Author of Playbook, of the US news outlet Politico, explains the significance of Bannon's exit from the US Cabinet.

What is the future for the only drug for an ultra-rare disease?

What is the future for the only drug for an ultra-rare disease?

Elaine Keogh, speaks to families about the drug Vimizim, which treats an ultra-rare condition, amid concerns that the HSE may decide not to reimburse it

65 doctors appointed consultants since 2008  despite not being fully qualified

65 doctors appointed consultants since 2008 despite not being fully qualified

Louise O'Reilly, Sinn Féin Health Spokeswoman, discusses the breakdown of the specialist areas in which these doctors have been appointed; Dr Kieran Moore, of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association, explains the implications of the appointments.

Artificial intelligence poses more of a risk to us all than North Korea

Artificial intelligence poses more of a risk to us all than North Korea

Will Goodbody takes a close look the multi-faceted area of AI.

Are student loans the answer for funding higher education?

Are student loans the answer for funding higher education?

Dr Charles Larkin School of Business at Trinity College Dublin and John Hopkins in Baltimore, Dr Aedin Dorris, Economics Lecturer at Maynooth University and a contributor to the Cassells report, debate the options for funding third level education.

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Presenters: Colm Ó Mongáin & Brian Dowling 

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