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Tánaiste Simon Coveney said this week that the Government will not allow a situation where the UK, in leaving the EU without a deal, "drags Ireland out of the single market".

RTÉ’s Political Correspondent Paul Cunningham and RTÉ’s Political Reporter Mary Regan discuss the Irish Government’s priorities as the Brexit storm intensifies.

Meanwhile, the Cervical Check controversy was back on the news agenda this week when Dr Gráinne Flannelly, former head of the Cervical Check, sent a letter to the Oireachtas Health Committee.

Other topics discussed by the Your Politics team include the circumstances of the €100,000 loan from former FAI Chief Executive John Delaney to the association and Minister of State Finian McGrath’s controversial comments on political policing.

Business Editor Will Goodbody discusses Facebook Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Dublin this week and moves by political parties to try to address the housing crisis.