This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 2 August 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Are we ready for phase four?

Are we ready for phase four?

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly joins the programme to discuss the possibility of further reopening of the country as the National Public Health Emergency Team prepares to meet on Tuesday after a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

Avoiding Covid-19 transmission

Avoiding Covid-19 transmission

Professor Arpana Verma , Head of the Division of Population Health at the University of Manchester and Dr Jack Lambert, Consultant in Infectious Disease at The Mater Hospital speak to Carole Coleman in relation to a recent spike in Covid-19 cases in the north of England and how we can prevent seeing this in Ireland.

Opposition's stance on reopening the country

Opposition's stance on reopening the country

Sinn Féin's Health Spokesperson David Cullinane discusses his party's stance on the reopening of pubs as the Cabinet prepares to meet later this week in relation to the issue and also addresses the CervicalCheck Tribunal that is due to get underway later this year.

The future of Irish Aviation and the impact upon the regions

The future of Irish Aviation and the impact upon the regions

Gail Conway reports on the uncertainty that surrounds the Airline Industry with hundreds of Aer Lingus jobs at risk as well as their bases at Cork and Shannon Airport and the Minister of State for International and Road Transport and Logistics Hildegarde Naughton outlines what the Government are doing to support this industry in crisis.

President Trump suggests election is open to fraud

President Trump suggests election is open to fraud

Politico Reporter Daniel Lipmann is on the line from Washington to outline what has motivated Donald Trump to suggest proposing a delay to the US Presidential Election.

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