This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 8 March 2020

This Week

This Week

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

HSE Chief Exec says health service preparing for Coronavirus

HSE Chief Exec says health service preparing for Coronavirus

Paul Reid, CEO of the Health Service Executive, on what is needed to be done to slow down the spread of Covid-19.

How many people may get Covid-19 and can it be slowed down? - The experts view

How many people may get Covid-19 and can it be slowed down? - The experts view

Susan Mitchell, Business Post health editor; Sam McConkey, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of International Health; and Tarik Jašarevic, World Health Organization; discuss the Covid-19 outbreak throughout the world.

'I'm nervous of it, I really am' - Covid-19 concerns among elderly

'I'm nervous of it, I really am' - Covid-19 concerns among elderly

Justin McCarthy speaks to Jennie and Seán O'Connell, an elderly couple - both of whom have a visual impairment and also have underlying respiratory illnesses, outline their fears of Covid-19. Seán Moynihan, the Chief Executive of the charity ALONE, on what advice is being given to elderly people about bringing guests into their homes

Margaret Atwood leads Galway 2020's Wild Atlantic Women programme

Margaret Atwood leads Galway 2020's Wild Atlantic Women programme

Sinéad Crowley Media correspondent speaks to Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood about Booker prize winner Margaret Atwood.

Western hoteliers and tourism operators keep a keen eye on covid-19

Western hoteliers and tourism operators keep a keen eye on covid-19

Carole Coleman speaks to business owners in Westport about the challenges posed by coronavirus.

Low-paid workers need special protection - SIPTU economist

Low-paid workers need special protection - SIPTU economist

Michael Taft, economic SIPTU research officer, on the implications for workers more widely - if this virus continues to spread?

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