This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 20 September 2020

This Week

This Week

A look at events making the news in the past week presented by Carole Coleman and Louise Byrne.

Dublin enters Level 3 of Covid restrictions

Dublin enters Level 3 of Covid restrictions

Gail Conway reports on new restrictions that have been introduced in Dublin as the capital moved into Level 3 for two weeks while Louise Byrne speaks to Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan in relation to this decision made by cabinet and the economic impact it will have upon the country.

Are the disadvantaged at a greater risk?

Are the disadvantaged at a greater risk?

Dr Edel McGinnity, a GP in Mulhuddart in Dublin joins the programme to discuss how cases in disadvantaged areas are rising faster than others while the Labour Party's Spokesperson on Education, Enterprise and Trade Aodhán Ó Ríordáin outlines the supports they want implemented to protect people affected by the virus and restrictions.

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin explains why he feels sacraments in Dublin that have been deferred from earlier in the year, should not be going ahead, particularly without parents in attendance.

Is Ireland's Forestry Sector on the brink of collapse?

Is Ireland's Forestry Sector on the brink of collapse?

Carole Coleman reports on how Ireland's Forestry Sector is going through worrying times with 12,000 jobs at risk with planting ground to a halt.

Impact of the death of the Notorious RBG

Impact of the death of the Notorious RBG

Graham Finlay, Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at UCD, discusses the impact the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will have upon the upcoming US Election.

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