This Week

This Week

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This Week Sunday 15 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.

Govt may seek enforcement powers to ban mass gatherings in pubs and clubs

Govt may seek enforcement powers to ban mass gatherings in pubs and clubs

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, discusses the possibility of enforcement powers to ban mass gatherings in pubs.

Govt to meet vintners associations later today

Govt to meet vintners associations later today

Donal O'Keefe, Vintners Federation Ireland, discusses calls for pubs to close.

Italian doctor warns Irish people to change lifestyles

Italian doctor warns Irish people to change lifestyles

Justin McCarthy speaks to Dr Giovanni Guaraldi, an infectious disease specialist working in Modena in northern Italy, about what Ireland can learn from the Italian strategy to stop the spread of Covid-19.

Responsibility to limit spread of virus on all of us - Former HSE Director

Responsibility to limit spread of virus on all of us - Former HSE Director

Tony O'Brien, former director of the HSE, discusses what can be done to delay the spread of Covid-19.

Criteria for Covid-19 testing expanded

Criteria for Covid-19 testing expanded

Anne O'Connor, the Chief Operations Officer with the HSE, discusses the capability of conducting more Covid-19 testing.

GPs will be able to order Covid-19 tests online from tomorrow

GPs will be able to order Covid-19 tests online from tomorrow

Dr Denis Mc Cauley, GP in Co Donegal, discusses the measures to allow GPs to order Covid-19 tests online.

Men's shed in Ballinamore to halt meetings due to Covid-19 worries

Men's shed in Ballinamore to halt meetings due to Covid-19 worries

Carole Coleman meets members of the Men's' Shed in Ballinamore in Co Leitrim, who are postponing meetings due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Irish racing fans return home from Cheltenham

Irish racing fans return home from Cheltenham

John Burke, This Week Editor, speaks to Irish racing fans who have returned home from Cheltenham.

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