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This Week Sunday 2 May 2021

This Week

This Week

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

Paul Reid, CEO of the HSE

CEO of the HSE Paul Reid discusses easing restrictions and the vaccine roll out.

Michael McGrath, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath discusses the implications for the public finances after the reopening.

Northern Ireland

Columnists and commentators on Northern Ireland politics, Brian Feeney and Alex Kane spoke on what Northern Ireland is facing in the summer ahead.

Scotland's Election

Scotland's parliamentary elections take place this week with Nicola Sturgeon's SNP in the hunt for an overall majority that could ease the way forward to a second Scottish independence referendum. Journalist Lesley Riddoch is following the campaign.

India

India became the first country in the world to report more than 400,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day. Jasmine Kaur studied in UCD before returning recently to Delhi in March to visit her family.

Irish Dancing

Carole Coleman visited an Irish dancing class taking place in the great outdoors.

Fleadh Ceol

Ard Stiurthoir of Colhaltas Ceoltori Eireann, Labhras o Murcu, spoke on the future of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

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