This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 24 November 2019

This Week

This Week

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

Depts in talks over accommodation for asylum seekers

Depts in talks over accommodation for asylum seekers

John Burke reports how the Justice Department has been in talks with the Department of Defence about the issue of using some of their property for the provision of asylum accommodation. Martin Kenny of Sinn Fein and Seán Fleming of Fianna Fáil discuss this issue.

A key week for the Trump impeachment inquiry

A key week for the Trump impeachment inquiry

Daniel lippman, reporter with Politico, on whether the impeachment hearings in Washington have changed any minds on President Trump.

By-Elections 2019: how are the campaigns going?

By-Elections 2019: how are the campaigns going?

John Downing, Irish Independent, discusses what impact the 2019 By-Elections results will have.

Fishermen plea for a cull of seals

Fishermen plea for a cull of seals

John Burke speaks to fishermen who want a cull of protected seals, which they say are eating too many fish; and hears from conservationists, who say that killing seals would devastate Ireland's coastal tourism and ecology.

Why political parties should check their candidates social media history

Why political parties should check their candidates social media history

Tom Hamilton, former British Labour party expert, on how social media has come back to haunt electoral candidates.

Is the celebrity-factor affecting the children's book industry?

Is the celebrity-factor affecting the children's book industry?

Sinéad Crowley, Arts Correspondent, reports on whether celebrity authors are taking over the children's book market.

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