This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 13 September 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney joins the programme to discuss how the UK may override parts of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and how this would affect Ireland both in terms of trade and the border.

Covid-19 testing

Covid-19 testing

Gail Conway reports on how testing for Covid-19 at meat and food processing plants is being suspended by the HSE and how this will affect factory workers while Carole Coleman speaks to Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty in relation to what they are calling for to tackle the rise of coronavirus cases around the country.

Leaving Cert 2020

Leaving Cert 2020

Student Lorna Griffin discusses how grade inflation for this year's Leaving Certificate has affected her and how she didn't get her place in pharmacy when the CAO offers came out during the week while Education Editor with The Irish Times Carl O'Brien is in studio to discuss the implications of the system used this year.

Is Dublin heading for another lockdown?

Is Dublin heading for another lockdown?

Professor Anthony Staines and Dr. Nuala O'Connor join the programme to outline why cases are on the rise in the country's cities, particularly Dublin, and what should be done to counter this while we also hear from residents in Cabra in Dublin North West - one of the worst affected areas in the city to get their views on the evolving situation.

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