This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 29 March 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Coronavirus Cases Continue To Rise

Coronavirus Cases Continue To Rise

Chief Executive of the HSE Paul Reid joins the programme to discuss the ongoing rise in Coronavirus cases around the country, when we can expect to see a peak and if the HSE can cope with what's to come.

Coronavirus Around The World

Coronavirus Around The World

Dr. Christain Lindmeier of the World Health Organisation discusses the global pandemic and if the strategy of test, isolate and social distancing is working and what we can expect next.

New Restrictions To Combat Spread Of Covid-19

New Restrictions To Combat Spread Of Covid-19

Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health Dr. Tony Holohan joins the programme to discuss the new measures and movement restrictions that came into place yesterday and how these may be effective in combating the spread of Covid-19.

Enforcement Of Restrictions By Gardai

Enforcement Of Restrictions By Gardai

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris is on the line to go through how an Garda Siochana are playing their part in preventing the spread of Covid-19 and the new powers they have been given to enforce the restrictions announced by the government.

Cocooning The Elderly During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Cocooning The Elderly During The Coronavirus Pandemic

We hear from 81 year old Ray McGrath from Cheeckpoint in Waterford to discuss the new measures the elderly are being told to practice at this time as well as Sean Moynihan of Alone and Celine Clarke of Age Action about the impact these may have on people.

Lessons To Be Learned From South Korea

Lessons To Be Learned From South Korea

South Korea has managed to significantly slow the number of new cases of the virus in the country despite an early spike. Dr Jerome Kim, Director General of the International Vaccine Institute that's based in Seoul in South Korea discusses how they have done this.

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