This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 12 July 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Bringing the Irish Economy Back To Life

Bringing the Irish Economy Back To Life

The Governor of the Central Bank Gabriel Makhlouf is in studio to discuss the uncertain outlook for the future of the Irish Economy as the Government prepares to launch a major stimulus plan that will cost billions.

Barry Cowen Statement

Barry Cowen Statement

Aisling Kenny reports after Minister Barry Cowen issues a statement in response to an article in the Sunday Times newspaper.

Mandatory Masks

Mandatory Masks

Dermot O'Leary, General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union, joins the programme following the announcement from the Government that face masks will be compulsory on public transport and from tomorrow, there will actually be penalties for those who fail to do so without reasonable excuse.

Bidding Farewell To Big Jack

Bidding Farewell To Big Jack

Author Roddy Doyle speaks to David McCullagh following the death of former Republic of Ireland Manager Jack Charlton yesterday about the success he enjoyed between the 80s and 90s and the magic of that time in the country.

Pubs Prepare For Their Return

Pubs Prepare For Their Return

Michael O'Donovan, owner of the Castle Inn in Cork City, joins the programme to outline concerns that publicans around the country have as they prepare to open in just 8 days time, but they say they have not been given any clear guidelines as to how they'll operate.

A Twelfth Like No Other

A Twelfth Like No Other

Vincent Kearney outlines how the coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed the Orange Order's Twelfth of July celebrations in Northern Ireland as people are urged to stay at home.

Hopes Of A Vaccine Rise

Hopes Of A Vaccine Rise

Ultan Power, Professor of Molecular Virology at Queen's University Belfast joins the programme to discuss the potential of a Covid-19 vaccine early next year as optimism grows.

Is Remote Working The Future?

Is Remote Working The Future?

Gail Conway explores the idea of people continuing to work remotely following the Covid-19 lockdown after the Government launched a public consultation process for remote working guidelines this week.

Political Advertising Takes Aim At President Trump

Political Advertising Takes Aim At President Trump

John Weaver, Republican Party Strategist in the United States outlines the reaction that has been coming in since Donald Trump decided to commute the jail sentence of his long time associate, Roger Stone.

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