This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 27 September 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Can the spread of Covid-19 be stopped?

Can the spread of Covid-19 be stopped?

Maggie Doyle speaks to GP Dr. Nuala O'Connor, Covid Lead for the Irish College of General Practitioners, Stuart Carolan of the Morning Star Pub in Tullyallen, Louth and Catherine Murphy, Social Democrats Co-Leader and TD for Kildare North as cases continue to rise across the country with people and businesses feeling the impact of restrictions.

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly

Stephen Donnelly, Fianna Fail TD and Minister for Health, outlines where we are in terms of Covid-19 and patterns emerging, advice from NPHET and the possibility of further restrictions in different parts of the country.

Could Influencers preach to the youth?

Could Influencers preach to the youth?

With Covid-19 cases continuing to rise amongst young people and clear breaches of guidelines occurring, Gail Conway looks into the possibility the Government using social media influencers to communicate public health messages.

Coping with the pandemic for longer than originally planned

Coping with the pandemic for longer than originally planned

Dr Mike Osterholm, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, discusses how the world must now live with C ovid-19 in the long term while research into developing a vaccine continues.

Mountain Biking reaches new heights in Covid-19

Mountain Biking reaches new heights in Covid-19

Elaine Keogh explores the benefits of mountain biking for people's mind and physical health as the activity continues to grow in popularity across the country.

Trump nomination to the Supreme Court

Trump nomination to the Supreme Court

Brian O'Donovan, Washington Correspondent, joins the programme to discuss President Donald Trump's nomination to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Supreme Court and also upcoming diplomatic visits and how the Presidential Election is gearing up ahead of the first debate this week.

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