This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 26 July 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Attempting to get the Irish Economy back up and running

Attempting to get the Irish Economy back up and running

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe speaks to David McCullagh in relation to the July Stimulus Plan that was announced during the week as the Government attempts to restart the Irish Economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Can children go back to school next month?

Can children go back to school next month?

Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Education Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire and President of the ASTI Deirdre McDonald join the programme to discuss what needs to be done to ensure students can return to education in schools around the country in August.

Pandemic effect upon college life

Pandemic effect upon college life

Gail Conway explores how Covid-19 has had and will continue to affect third level students around the country and Jim Miley from the Irish Universities Association outlines their advice to students.

To travel or not to travel

To travel or not to travel

Carole Coleman reports on the numbers of people travelling by air following the publication of the Government's Green List this week and the experience they can expect going overseas in the time of Covid-19.

Fears over the combating of violence against women

Fears over the combating of violence against women

Orla O'Connor, Director of the National Women's Council of Ireland outlines their concerns over possibly moving the issue out of the remit of the Department of Justice and into the Department of Children, Equality and Integration.

Could a coronavirus u-turn save Trump?

Could a coronavirus u-turn save Trump?

Washington Correspondent Brian O'Donovan is on the line in relation to Donald Trump's attempt to retain the Presidency of the United States of America, 100 days out from voting.

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