This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

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This Week Sunday 18 May 2014

This Week

This Week

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

Ireland's housing crisis

Ireland's housing crisis

We speak to Minister for Housing Jan O'Sullivan on what she describes as an emergency crisis.

Gardaí and the right to strike

Gardaí and the right to strike

John Redmond of the AGSI calls on the government to commit to a ruling by the Council of Europe allowing Gardaí to form unions and to strike.

Clinical Director of Beaumont Hospital resigns

Clinical Director of Beaumont Hospital resigns

Professor Shane O'Neill resigns over what he describes as patient safety concerns. We speak to the Sunday Business Post's Health Correspondent, Susan Mitchell.

Mark Marku's family's ongoing campaign for his release

Mark Marku's family's ongoing campaign for his release

After his fourth year in prison, we hear from Mark Marku's wife and the Irish Innocence project on the campaign to have him released

Euro Elections

Euro Elections

In the run-up to the Euro elections we speak to John Peat, Europe editor of The Economist

Language school closures

Language school closures

Irish Council of International Students' Sheila Power calls for tighter quality standards in private language schools.

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