This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 3 May 2020

This Week

This Week

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

The Economic Realities Of Covid-19

The Economic Realities Of Covid-19

After the Government released a roadmap for the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions this week we hear from Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe to see how they plan to support businesses and their employees that have been affected by the pandemic.

Impact Of The Coronavirus On Universities

Impact Of The Coronavirus On Universities

The University sector is taking a massive hit amid the crisis and says it needs a stability package of €240 million, especially with the drop off in foreign students. Director General of the Irish Universities Association Jim Miley speaks with Carole Coleman to outline the suppor they say they need.

Covid-19's Effect Upon Blood Clotting

Covid-19's Effect Upon Blood Clotting

An unexpected effect of Covid-19 that doctors have come across is the impact it's having upon blood clotting and blood vessels in the lungs. Dr Niamh O'Connell, Consultant Haematologist and Director of the National Coagulation Centre at St James's Hospital, Dublin joins the programme to discuss this.

Can Tourism Survive A Pandemic?

Can Tourism Survive A Pandemic?

John Burke heads to Sneem in Co. Kerry to see how the small village is coping this Bank Holiday Weekend after being dealt such a massive blow with all their tourism footfall wiped out.

Difficult Realities Of Cocooning

Difficult Realities Of Cocooning

Over 70s have particularly been finding the Covid-19 pandemic difficult with one confidential listening service for the elderly - The Seniorline - reporting a 300% increase in calls. Conor McMorrow explores how the easing of some restrictions next week may help them.

Investigation At Mullingar Hospital

Investigation At Mullingar Hospital

Western Correspondent Pat McGrath joins the programme with the details of an investigation that has been launched after an incorrect body was released to a family from Mullingar Hospital.

Charities Adapt In Times Of Uncertainty

Charities Adapt In Times Of Uncertainty

The Irish Charity and Volunteer Sector has been badly hit by Covid-19 with an expected drop of 40% in funding this year. Carole Coleman explores the worries that people in this sector are feeling and what they're doing to combat the difficulties.

50 Years On From The Arms Crisis

50 Years On From The Arms Crisis

David McCullagh speaks to Professor Stephen Kelly of Hope University in Liverpool about the Political Scandal and what ultimately came of it.

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