This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 3 September 2017

This Week

This Week

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

Mandatory reporting will put strain on child services

Mandatory reporting will put strain on child services

Documents sent by this programme show that repeated warnings were given by Tusla to DCYA that mandatory reporting of child protection concerns will place serious pressure on its services. Analysis from social work expert Helen Buckley

SIPO seek rule changes over NGO registrations

SIPO seek rule changes over NGO registrations

RTÉ's John Burke with details of how the Standards in Public Office Commission is pursuing rules over how Non Government Organisations are registered; Also, Liam Herrick, Executive Director of Irish Council for Civil Liberties on the issue.

Brexit talks

Brexit talks

Manfred Weber, German MEP and Chair of EPP group in European Parliament on this week's Brexit negotiations.

German elections

German elections

Michael Sturmer, chief correspondent with Die Welt, on the upcoming German elections.

US tensions with North Korea

US tensions with North Korea

Jonathan Cheng, Seoul Bureau Chief of the Wall St Journal and Doug Paal, vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, with analysis of the situation of The US and North Korea.

Myanmar violence

Myanmar violence

Professor Yanghee Lee, UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar, analyses the situation in Myanmar where 60,000 people have fled across the border to Bangladesh.

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