The former surgical senior house officer Dr. Omar Hassan has been struck off the medical register. The Court dismissed an appeal by Dr Hassan, against the decision of the Medical Council, that he be struck off the medical register for professional misconduct and poor professional performance.
Five people were discovered in a shipping container in Wexford last Sunday evening. It is believed they arrived at Rosslare from Cherbourg on an Irish Ferries ship. Stephen Collins, solicitor with the Irish Refugee Council, joined us.
talks are continuing between the Independent Alliance and Fine Gael over a vote next week on abortion. The AAA/PBP will bring forward a motion to repeal the constituional ban on abortion. Michael O'Regan, Irish Times Parliamentary Correspondent joined us.
In August the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors voted to accept the Lansdowne Road Agreement - with 71% backing the move. Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar said that if gardaí go on strike, people will never look at the force the same way again. More with Bill Roche, Prof of Ind Relations and HR at UCD.
The war in Syria and the subsequent migrant crisis prompted Ireland to offer shelter to 4,000 people here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme two years ago. John Cooke revisits residents of Ballaghaderreen's Emergency Reception Centre .