Newspaper panel: Deputy Pascal Donohoe F.G. T.D., Dublin Central / Prof. Alan Barrett, economist at the ESRI / Senator John Whelan, Labour / Geraldine Kennedy, adjunct professor of journalism at U.L. and former Editor of the Irish Times / Camille Loftus, social policy analyst.
With Nelson Mandela experiencing serious health problems, former South African Ambassador to Ireland Melanie Verwoerd talks about the mood in South Africa.
U.S. Government Surveillance discussion - Adrian Weckler, technology editor at the Sunday Business Post / LIS Seán Kelly, MEP for Ireland South (EU Industry Committee Rapporteur for the General Data Protection Regulation) / Eleanor Clift, contributor to NEWSWEEK and the Daily Beast.
And talking about drink sponsorship at sports events were: Prof. Frank Murray (consultant gastroenterologist and chair of the Alcohol Policy group of the Royal College of Physicians ore Ireland), Seán Kelly and Shane Byrne (former professional rugby player).