This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 12 August 2018

This Week

This Week

A look at events making the news in the past week with Carole Coleman and Aengus Cox.

Sláinte Care Implementation Report

Sláinte Care Implementation Report

Dr Eddie Molloy, management consultant and advisor to the all-party Oireachtas committee on Sláinte Care on the launch of the Sláinte Care Implementation Report. Economist at University College Cork, Brian Turner predicts the cost of the project

Brexit

Brexit

Columnist for The Times, Philip Collins, explains the latest developments on Brexit, the upcoming summit of EU leaders and a developing movement for a new political party to challenge the established political groupings in the UK

Clerical Abuse Survivors

Clerical Abuse Survivors

US-based Dominican Priest Fr Tom Doyle on whether Pope Francis will meet clerical abuse survivors and the proposed agreement by top Vatican figure Cardinal Angelo Sedano to the Irish state, designed to protect church documents and the Catholic Church

Hawk Cliff Bathing Area

Hawk Cliff Bathing Area

Reporter Aengus Cox, on the dispute between local residents and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council due to the decision to erect three large signs at the Hawk Cliff bathing area, warning the public they may encounter nude bathers

Fake News

Fake News

Reporter, Carole Coleman on President Trump's regular use of the term 'Fake News' and the challenges it presents to journalists and news producers in America. Satirical Columnist with the Chicago Tribune, Rex Hupkke on how journalists deal with the issue

South Sudan

South Sudan

Jesuit Priest and head of a Jesuit Refugee Service Centre in South Sudan, Fr Tony O'Riordan, on the recent attack of his centre due to tensions from the ongoing civil war. Lecturer at Maynooth University Dr Abdullahi El Tom on the civil war and the latest power-sharing agreement aimed at ending the conflict

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Presenters: David McCullagh, Carole Coleman & Justin McCarthy

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