This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 5 January 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Fisherman dies, search for second man off Hook Head

Fisherman dies, search for second man off Hook Head

Conor Kane, South East Correspondent, reports that a fisherman has died and a search is under way for a second man after a trawler went missing off the southeast coast last night.

IUA call for third level funding to be made an election issue

IUA call for third level funding to be made an election issue

Jim Miley, Director General of the IUA, tells us why he has called for on students, parents and staff to make third level funding an issue on the doorsteps.

20 women-only professorships to be established this year

20 women-only professorships to be established this year

Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Minister responsible for higher education, tells us about women-only professorships and responds to calls for greater state support for third-level colleges here.

Iran condemns Trump as 'terrorist in a suit'

Iran condemns Trump as 'terrorist in a suit'

Louise Loveluck, Washington Post, reports that Iran condemned Donald Trump as a "terrorist in a suit" after the US president threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites hard if Tehran attacks Americans or US assets in retaliation for the killing of military commander Qasem Soleimani.

Trump takes massive gamble with killing of Iranian commander

Trump takes massive gamble with killing of Iranian commander

Daniel Lippman, on what the killing of military commander Qasem Soleimani might lead to in the future.

The British Foreign Secretary has defended the killing of General Qassem Soleimani

The British Foreign Secretary has defended the killing of General Qassem Soleimani

Richard Dalton, Former British ambassador to Tehran, tells us if Brexit negotiations increase pressure on the UK to get behind the Solemani killing.

Issues likely to dominate the next election campaign

Issues likely to dominate the next election campaign

Daniel McConnell, Political Editor for the Irish Examiner, and Gerard Howlin, columnist, give us their view on when we're likely to go to the poll.

Life for Muslims in Ireland

Life for Muslims in Ireland

Samantha Libreri speaks to Shaykh Umar Al Qadri, Muslim cleric, about some of the differences between the Muslim community here compared to the UK.

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