This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 17 February 2019

This Week

This Week

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

Medical Research Concerns

Medical Research Concerns

Professor Michael Farrell discusses claims that work on life-saving treatments for cancer and other diseases is being jeopardised by new government rules on patient consent.

Clerical Abuse

Clerical Abuse

Clerical abuse campaigner Marie Collins talks to us in advance of a major Vatican summit on the topic this week.

Major Capital Projects

Major Capital Projects

Public Accounts Committee Chair Seán Fleming on the questions he wants to ask, Robert Watt, the Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform - about value for money on major capital projects.

Gaming

Gaming

Mark Smyth clinical psychologist with the child and adult mental health services, & President of the Irish Psychological Society and Steve Pope, psychotherapist and addiction councillor based in Lancashire on whiter violent video games cause aggressive behavior.

Yemen

Yemen

Oxfam Ireland's Humanitarian Manager, Colm Byrne on how Yemen's civil war is affecting millions of ordinary people.

Dublin's Fire Brigade

Dublin's Fire Brigade

John Burke reports on details of an unpublished report which is highly critical of spending controls at Dublin's Fire Brigade.

Ethopia

Ethopia

RTÉ's Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin reports on a new Strategy on Equality and Women's Empowerment, which was launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week.

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Presenters: David McCullagh, Carole Coleman & Justin McCarthy

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