This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 28 March 2021

This Week

This Week

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

Ministers say 5km limit, outdoor activity may be increased

Ministers say 5km limit, outdoor activity may be increased

Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs, discusses the potential lifting of some Covid-19 restrictions after 5 April.

More than 760,000 vaccines administered in Ireland

More than 760,000 vaccines administered in Ireland

Paul Reid, HSE Chief Executive, discusses the latest issues which are facing the health service in battling Covid-19.

Department of Health built secret dossiers on children with autism

Department of Health built secret dossiers on children with autism

Dr William Flannery, President of the College of Psychiatrists and Michael McDowell, former Attorney General, discuss the RTÉ Investigates report which revealed the exchanging of information between the HSE and Government departments to build and maintain dossiers on children with autism who were involved in legal actions against the State.

Brazil's highest daily Covid death toll as 3,650 perish

Brazil's highest daily Covid death toll as 3,650 perish

Tim Vickery, journalist in Brazil, discusses the Covid-19 situation in the country.

Schools to fully reopen after Easter break

Schools to fully reopen after Easter break

Dr Abigail Collins, public health specialist with the HSE, discusses the number of Covid-19 cases in schools.

Drinking during pandemic

Drinking during pandemic

Regina Liepe Brannigan, Senior Addiction Counselor with the HSE and a psychotherapist at the Stanhope centre, discusses the level of alcohol consumption during the pandemic. For more information visit the HSE's website www.askaboutalcohol.ie and Alcoholics Anonymous' www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie

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