This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 9 May 2021

This Week

This Week

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

'It is a time for hope' - Stephen Donnelly

'It is a time for hope' - Stephen Donnelly

Stephen Donnelly, Minister for Health, discusses the latest Covid-19 situation.

Concerns over new National Maternity Hospital building delays

Concerns over new National Maternity Hospital building delays

Shane Higgins, Master of Holles Street Hospital, discusses the letter he wrote in yesterday's Irish Times expressing serious concern about further delay in building a new maternity hospital.

Scotland vote sets up new independence clash with London

Scotland vote sets up new independence clash with London

Lesley Riddoch, journalist in Scotland and Alyn Smith, Scottish Nationalist Party MP, discuss the SNP's victory in the Scottish Parliament elections and Mark Mardell, British journalist, discusses the local elections across Great Britain.

Anger over UK plans to grant amnesty for crimes committed during the Troubles

Anger over UK plans to grant amnesty for crimes committed during the Troubles

Kevin Winters, human rights solicitor in Belfast, discusses reports the British government will introduce a statute of limitations preventing the prosecution of crimes linked to the Troubles.

Will some businesses become insolvent due to the pandemic?

Will some businesses become insolvent due to the pandemic?

Michael Lavelle, partner in Lavelle partners, discusses if some business will become insolvent due to the pandemic.

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