This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 26 April 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Impact Of Covid-19 On Carers.

Impact Of Covid-19 On Carers.

Carol Coleman speaks with Catherine Cox, Head of Communications and Carer Engagement at Family Carers Ireland and Joseph Musgrave, CEO of Home and Community Care Ireland as well as hearing from carers to find about their concerns over the pandemic and what is being done to protect them at this time.

Covid-19 Latest

Covid-19 Latest

Paul Reid, Chief Executive of the HSE joins the programme to discuss the latest in relation to Covid-19 including testing, restrictions and the ongoing concerns over clusters in nursing homes.

Gardai Implementing Covid-19 Restrictions

Gardai Implementing Covid-19 Restrictions

Antoinette Cunningham, the General Secretary of the Association of Garda Sergerants and Inspectors discusses the emergency legislation that has been brought in to tackle the spread of the coronavirus and to clarify some confusion in relation to this.

What Will Life After Lockdown Look Like?

What Will Life After Lockdown Look Like?

Justin McCarty speaks to Dr George Hu, Chief of Mental Health at the United Family Pudong Hospital in Shanghai and President of the Shanghai Mental Health Association to hear how people's mental health in China has been affected by living under severe restrictions.

Business Adapting To A 'New Normal'

Business Adapting To A 'New Normal'

Carol Coleman hears from a number of business owners about how they plan to eventually open up again while maintaining social distancing and the anxieties they have in relation to this.

Effect Of Covid-19 On Dentistry

Effect Of Covid-19 On Dentistry

Fintan Hourihan, Chief Executive of the Irish Dental Association discusses how Covid-19 restrictions have had such an impact on their service, which they say is essential, and the despair and panic that is being felt among dentists about the future.

In Pursuit Of A Cure

In Pursuit Of A Cure

Carole Coleman speaks to Christian Monden who has volunteered to take part in clinical trials with Oxford University's Jenner Institute as they try and find for a Covid-19 vaccine.

Donald Trump's Ongoing Ructions With The Press

Donald Trump's Ongoing Ructions With The Press

As US President Donald Trump refuses to speak at White House Press Briefings after his controversial comments in relation to possible cures for Covid-19, Daniel Lippman of Politico has the latest on what's happening at the White House.

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