This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 7 April 2019

This Week

This Week

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

Details emerge about a new HSE recruitment freeze

Details emerge about a new HSE recruitment freeze

Alan Kelly, Labour TD and Health Spokesperson, on the HSE's decision to introduce 3-month recruitment freeze in the health service in an effort to manage costs.

Irish woman held in Syrian refugee camp wants to come home

Irish woman held in Syrian refugee camp wants to come home

Declan Power, Security and Defence Analyst, on Lisa Smith, the former soldier who fled to the so-called Islamic State in Syria and says she wants to come home.

What are the challenges for free GP care for under 12's

What are the challenges for free GP care for under 12's

Dr Padraig McGarry, Chair of the GP committee of the Irish Medical Organisation, on why there is no agreement on how free GP care for under 12s will be rolled out.

Brexit - the latest ahead of next week's EU summit

Brexit - the latest ahead of next week's EU summit

George Parker, Financial Times Political Editor, discusses the major questions facing the UK and Europe - ahead of a key summit of EU leaders this week.

Voters with disability say their rights are being ignored

Voters with disability say their rights are being ignored

Justin McCarthy reports on why disabled voters say they are being denied the right to cast their ballot independently.

Fianna Fáil claim housing programme is badly monitored

Fianna Fáil claim housing programme is badly monitored

Louise Byrne, RTÉ reporter, on newly released documents which have raised questions about the oversight of a key Department of Housing scheme.

100 years on from Amritsar Massacre - a special report

100 years on from Amritsar Massacre - a special report

William Dalrymple, historian, on how a lack of understanding of colonial misrule in the UK has influenced Brexit.

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