This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 9 August 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Midlands Lockdown

Midlands Lockdown

John Burke reports from Edenderry in County Offaly following new Covid-19 restrictions being introduced in the area on Friday evening while Hannah Quinn Mulligan of the Irish Farmers Journal and SIPTU's Greg Ennis also join the programme to discuss how these measures will affect meat processing plants.

What will be the Government's response to Covid-19 spike?

What will be the Government's response to Covid-19 spike?

Minister for Agriculture Dara Calleary speaks to Justin McCarthy in relation to what the Government is doing in terms of Covid-19 clusters in meat processing plants and Direct Provision centres.

The view from locked-down counties

The view from locked-down counties

Social Democrats Co-Leader and TD for Kildare North Catherine Murphy joins the programme to outline the concerns and frustrations that people in her constituency have following the implementation of stricter Covid-19 restrictions.

Tackling the resurgence of Covid-19 in the community

Tackling the resurgence of Covid-19 in the community

Professor Philip Nolan, Chairman of NPHET's Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group speaks to Justin McCarthy in relation to the rise in cases of Covid-19 in the country and what is needed to tackle the spread of the virus in the community.

Is more Covid-19 testing the answer?

Is more Covid-19 testing the answer?

Chief Executive of the HSE Paul Reid outlines what they're aiming to do in terms of ramping up Covid-19 testing as cases continue to rise.

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