This Week Sunday 19 August 2018
A look at events making the news in the past week
Religious Affairs Correspondent, Joe Little, on the growing calls for Pope Francis to address the church's handing of abuse cases, ahead of his visit here next weekend.
Member of the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland, Stixy Nyaluso, discusses why Masi believes new rules allowing people living in direct provision to work aren't practical and don't go far enough.
John Burke reports on the scourge of "Ash die-back disease", which is a major threat to the country's multi-million euro hurley making sector.
Lecturer in Retail Management from DIT Damien O'Reilly discusses how pressure from online operators and a ballooning cost base is forcing big name retailers to adapt or die.
A report recorded for the "This Week" programme on September 30th, 1979 by Gerald Barry, on the visit of Pope John Paul II.
Presenters: Colm Ó Mongáin & Brian Dowling