This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 4 December 2016

This Week

This Week

A look at events making the news in the past week with Colm Ó Mongain and Richard Crowley.

TUSLA Discrimination

TUSLA Discrimination

HSE documents seen by this programme under FOI express concern that TUSLA is discriminating against children with disabilities when it comes to the provision of child protection services; RTÉ's Colm Ó Mongáin reports

Reaction from the Children's Ombudsman

Reaction from the Children's Ombudsman

Children's Ombudsman Niall Muldoon gives his reaction to the findings of that report into TUSLA discriminating against children with disabilities; also the reaction from Children's Minister Catherine Zappone

The ASTI Pay dispute

The ASTI Pay dispute

ASTI leader Ed Byrne on the secondary teachers' dispute as the ASTI are to ballot on the latest offer from Government on pay, and are recommending the offer be rejected

"Ethnic Cleansing" in South Sudan and Myanmar

"Ethnic Cleansing" in South Sudan and Myanmar

Ravina Shamdasani from the office of the high commissioner from the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, on what is being described by the UNHCR as "a steady process of ethnic cleansing" in South Sudan and Myanmar

The case of the Hooded Men

The case of the Hooded Men

RTÉ's Diarmaid Fleming meets men from the group known as the "Hooded Men", a group whose treatment by security services in Northern Ireland in the 1970s was ruled to have been inhuman and degrading, as they bid to have that finding changed to say that they were tortured; also, human rights barrister Geoffrey Robertson on the court ruling

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