It has been a big week as Ireland commenced Level 5 restrictions to battle the rising tide of Covid-19 numbers.
Politicians across the political spectrum have been put under pressure as businesses, activities and travel restrictions have begun.
The Dáil has grappled with a series of controversies about contact tracing, imposing fines, the Cervical Tribunal and legislation about Mother & Baby Homes.
On the Your Politics podcast presenter Paul Cunningham is joined by RTÉ's Sandra Hurley and Mícheál Lehane.
We need your consent to load this SoundCloud contentWe use SoundCloud to manage extra content that can set cookies on your device and collect data about your activity. Please review their details and accept them to load the content.Manage Preferences