This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 11 October 2020

This Week

This Week

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

Heading into winter with Covid-19

Heading into winter with Covid-19

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly joins the programme to discuss where we are in relation to Covid-19 and a possible intensifying of restrictions as cases rise across the country and winter looms.

A virus that ignores borders

A virus that ignores borders

Gail Conway reports on how Covid-19 cases are continuing to rise rapidly in Northern Ireland and explores whether an all-island approach is required and indeed even possible.

Can the HSE cope with any more pressure?

Can the HSE cope with any more pressure?

Paul Reid, CEO of the HSE, speaks to Carole Coleman in relation to hospital capacity, non-Covid-19 care and staffing issues as they prepare for a winter season like no other.

Opposition Stance: The View from Sinn Féin

Opposition Stance: The View from Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin's Education Spokesperson Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire outlines their position on an all island approach to tackling Covid-19, school closures and the future of Cork Airport.

Will the kids be alright?

Will the kids be alright?

Elaine Keogh explores how the coronavirus pandemic has hit young people hard; with high unemployment and uncertainty affecting this group of society.

Budget 2021: Covid's deep effect upon the Irish Economy

Budget 2021: Covid's deep effect upon the Irish Economy

Chairperson of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council Sebastian Barnes joins the programme to assess how the Government should go about the numerous challenges they are set to face in this week's budge.

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