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It has been a tough week for Minister for Education Norma Foley who has had to drop plans to reopen special schools.
It is the second time in recent weeks that she had had to perform a u-turn following resistance from trade unions.
At the same time Health Minister Stephen Donnelly is also under pressure to speed up the delivery of vaccines - even from his own party.
With the latest Your Politics podcast presenter Paul Cunningham is joined by Sandra Hurley, Mícheál Lehane and Tommy Meskill.