This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 27 October 2019

This Week

This Week

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

IS chief Baghdadi dead following US military raid

IS chief Baghdadi dead following US military raid

Fawaz Gerges, professor of Middle East Relations at the London School of Economics, discusses the reports that the leader of the so-called Islamic State terror group has been killed in Syria

What can be done to prevent people-smuggling?

What can be done to prevent people-smuggling?

Carole Coleman talks to Diep Vuong, the president and co -founder of the Pacific Links Foundation, a US based group which aims to reduce trafficking from Vietnam and to assist survivors

Shortage of beds for patients with serious psychiatric care needs

Shortage of beds for patients with serious psychiatric care needs

Professor Harry Kennedy, director of the Central Mental Hospital, on the limited capacity at the hospital for patients with serious psychiatric care needs

Trump confirms the death of IS chief Baghdadi in a statement at the White House

Trump confirms the death of IS chief Baghdadi in a statement at the White House

Washington Correspondent Brian O'Donovan on Trump's address on the death of IS chief Baghdadi

Sanctuary Runners prepare to take part in Dublin City Marathon

Sanctuary Runners prepare to take part in Dublin City Marathon

Justin McCarthy speaks to a group taking part in today's Dublin City Marathon called Sanctuary Runners whose aim is to use running as a means for those living in direct provision to meet and experience solidarity from people in the wider Irish community

Will DUP support Boris Johnson's call for a December election?

Will DUP support Boris Johnson's call for a December election?

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson on the changes his party want to Boris Johnson's EU deal

Boris Johnson to seek December general election

Boris Johnson to seek December general election

Tim Bale, professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, with his Brexit analysis ahead of tomorrow's vote for a possible December election

Robert Service on Vladimir Putin's Russia

Robert Service on Vladimir Putin's Russia

Professor Robert Service, author of a new book, 'Kremlin Winter: Russia and the second coming of Vladimir Putin', on Russian leader Vladimir Putin and the image he has projected of his country's power abroad

Initial findings from DCU study on the effect of child sexual abuse on the siblings of victims

Initial findings from DCU study on the effect of child sexual abuse on the siblings of victims

Rachael Mc Donnell Murray, a researcher at DCU, on their findings in one of the first ever Irish studies into the impact of child sexual abuse on the siblings of victims

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