This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 31 May 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Is Reopening The Childcare Sector Possible?

Is Reopening The Childcare Sector Possible?

Justin McCarthy is joined by Frances Byrne, Director of Policy and Advocacy with Early Childhood Ireland, to discuss new guidelines that have been announced to allow crèches to re-open from June 29th.

Government Formation Talks Continue

Government Formation Talks Continue

Deputy Leader of Fianna Fail TD Dara Calleary and Pat Leahy, Political Editor of The Irish Times discuss where we are 113 days on from the General Election and if we are edging any closer to having a Government.

Civil Unrest Across The United States

Civil Unrest Across The United States

Washington Correspondent Brian O'Donovan joins the programme with the latest from the United States where widespread unrest and violent protests are ongoing following the death of an unarmed black man this week.

Is 'Telemedicine' The Way Of The Future?

Is 'Telemedicine' The Way Of The Future?

Carole Coleman reports on how the Coronavirus Pandemic has increased the use of 'telemedicine' and if this could eliminate people in waiting rooms.

Assessing The Private Hospital Deal

Assessing The Private Hospital Deal

Gabrielle Colleran, Vice-President of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association discusses the Covid-19 Private Hospital deal after it was announced this week it would not be extended.

Exploring The Return To Education

Exploring The Return To Education

Deirdre McDonald, President of the Association of Secondary Schools Ireland outlines how teachers feel about the possible return to education in September.

Has Covid-19 Led To More Doing In Sport?

Has Covid-19 Led To More Doing In Sport?

Paul O'Flynn explores how the Coronavirus Pandemic has disrupted testing for doping among sportspeople around the world with some describing this as a 'golden opportunity'.

Exploring Garda Payments

Exploring Garda Payments

John Burke has the details of how an internal audit into the Garda payroll system has found that fraudulent payments were possibly made.

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