This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 29 June 2014

This Week

This Week

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

Britain's opposition to Jean Claude Juncker's leadership

Britain's opposition to Jean Claude Juncker's leadership

The UK Ambassador to Ireland, Dominick Chilcott, discusses why Britain opposes Jean Claude Juncker to become President of the European Commission.

The European Commission's Presidency

The European Commission's Presidency

Former Taoiseach and European Union Ambassador to the United States, John Bruton, offers his view on Britain's stance.

Imprisoned in Crete

Imprisoned in Crete

Lawyer David Langwallner is fighting the case of Mark Murku, who is serving an 18 year prison sentence in Crete for crimes in which he and his family say he had no involvement. His appeal on Friday only reduced his sentence by a year.

Imprisoned in Egypt

Imprisoned in Egypt

Soumaya Halawa calls on the Government to do more for her brother Ibrahim, who is imprisoned in Egypt. Meanwhile, Minister Joe Costello, outlines what is being done to help him.

Recruitment moratorium in mental health services

Recruitment moratorium in mental health services

Our reporter Diarmaid Fleming looks at the impact of the recruitment moratorium on mental health services, following reports by The Mental Health Commission and the HSE.

Jimmy Savile's possible motives

Jimmy Savile's possible motives

Forensic Psychologist Patrick Randall discusses Jimmy Savile's possible motives.

Conflict with ISIS

Conflict with ISIS

Middle East expert and former Dutch Ambassador to Iraq, Nikolaos van Dam, assesses the conflict in Baghdad between the Iraqi army and the extremist Islamist group ISIS.

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