This Week Sunday 29 December 2019
235,000 flee intense bombing in northwest Syria
Fawaz Gerges, lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics, and Rehana Zawar, the International Rescue Committee's country director for northwest Syria, on the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the Syrian province of Idlib, where almost a quarter of a million people have had to flee their homes due to renewed fighting
A century on from the War of Independence, how should it be commemorated?
Dr. Anne Dolan, Associate Professor in Modern Irish History at Trinity College, Professor Linda Connolly of Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute, and Dr. Maurice Manning, chair of the Government's Expert Advisory Group on Commemorations, with their thoughts on how the State should commemorate the War of Independence a century on